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#The Taxman

# the-taxman - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems

The party has been accused of backtracking on an election pledge before we’ve even voted.

# the-taxman - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Can we really just abolish the USC?

If re-elected Micheal Noonan has committed the government to phasing out USC as resources allow. Can it be done?

# the-taxman - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

An awful lot of you want USC abolished altogether

No surprises there, but how many say we should keep it?

# the-taxman - Monday 5 October, 2015

Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence

The party has proposed the introduction of a flat rate of 23% on all income.

# the-taxman - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Enda reveals plan to cut USC and here's how it could affect your wages

The Taoiseach said the 7 per cent rate of USC will be cut in Budget 2016.

# the-taxman - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Joan and Enda want to cut your taxes.. but they're not agreed on how to do it

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have been talking tax in recent days.

# the-taxman - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Ministers admit property tax letter confusion, but insist no one has to pay until 2014

Meanwhile, the Revenue Commissioners chairman is to be invited before the Oireachtas Finance Committee next week.

# the-taxman - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Here's how much extra tax the government expects to take next year

Michael Noonan will be a happy man if these targets are hit…

# the-taxman - Friday 11 October, 2013

How does the government spend your taxes? This TD can tell you

Or rather Eoghan Murphy’s tax transparency calculator can give you a good idea of what your hard-earned money is being spent on

# the-taxman - Monday 15 July, 2013

Labour TDs hit out at 'stomach churning' approach to 'tax traitors'

A number of TDs from the junior coalition partner have hit out at a proposal for tax exiles to give money to charity in return for two extra months residency in the Irish state.

# the-taxman - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

France wants to tax iPads and iPhones to fund the arts

A report commissioned by the French government has suggested that a four per cent tax could be imposed on the sale of smartphones and tablets to fund artistic and creative ventures.

# the-taxman - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

8 things we learned from Revenue's annual report

Nearly 100 million cigarettes, a million litres of fuel and nearly €50 million of drugs were seized by Revenue last year.

# the-taxman - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Taoiseach appoints Niall Cody as the new Revenue Commissioner

Cody succeeds the recently retired Michael O’Grady.

# the-taxman - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American The Taxman This post contains videos

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American

One of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination for the US presidency has released his tax returns and they make for interesting reading…

# the-taxman - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

China gives dissident artist Ai WeiWei a €1.7m tax bill

Chinese artists and vocal rights activist Ai WeiWei has been ordered to pay €1.7 million in alleged back taxes – a move he says is an attempt to silence him.