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#Transaction Tax

# transaction-tax - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Is a Robin Hood tax a good idea for Ireland? Explainer This post contains a poll

Is a Robin Hood tax a good idea for Ireland?

Two experts run the rule over the Financial Transaction Tax for TheJournal.ie.

# transaction-tax - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

10 EU states to bring in financial transaction tax legislation

Its estimated the tax could yield as much as €57 billion if introduced on a EU-wide basis but concerns remain in Ireland that its introduction could see jobs transferred abroad.

# transaction-tax - Friday 12 October, 2012

Column: Financial transaction tax? Nice idea, but it won’t work this way

Proposals for a European financial transaction tax are wishful thinking – and won’t hinder the bankers, writes Arthur Doohan.

# transaction-tax - Friday 22 June, 2012

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus

France, Germany, Italy and Spain agree to lobby for a €130 billion growth plan at next week’s summit in Brussels.

# transaction-tax - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

MEPs clear way for 'opt out' on transaction tax feared by Noonan

A European Parliament committee allows countries to opt out of a transactions tax – a proposal Michael Noonan openly opposes.

# transaction-tax - Monday 26 March, 2012

Transaction tax could save Ireland €534m, says European Commission Ftt This post contains videos

Transaction tax could save Ireland €534m, says European Commission

The controversial could reduce Ireland’s contribution to the EU budget in 2020 by 50 per cent – or €534 million – according to estimates by the European Commission.

# transaction-tax - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Column: The markets are holding us hostage – but here’s our escape route

We’re running scared from the financial bogeymen, but our governments could easily take control, writes Martin O’Dea.

# transaction-tax - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Kenny: We would like to see banks taxed

However, the Taoiseach said that any financial tax that is not introduced in London will not be accepted in Dublin.

# transaction-tax - Monday 9 January, 2012

'Merkozy' to meet after French issue ultimatum on transaction tax

Nicolas Sarkozy has warned that France will go it alone with the controversial ‘Tobin tax’ if agreement is not reached.

# transaction-tax - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

MEPs back plans for tax on financial transactions

The European Parliament gives its backing to a ‘Tobin Tax’ on all transactions, asking Brussels to investigate the €200bn plan.