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# vat - Friday 18 November, 2011

Confusion over how Budget documents ended up in Germany

It is understood the documents were disclosed to a German finance committee after being passed to it by the EU-IMF troika.

# vat - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Publicans make demands to Government after protest

The pub industry says it is haemorrhaging jobs and has called for urgent action after it suffered its worst October in over 20 years.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Opposition calls on government to explain 2 per cent VAT rise report VAT

Opposition calls on government to explain 2 per cent VAT rise report

The Department of Finance has insisted that no decisions have been made but a document in the German Bundestag says different.

# vat - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Tax intake €2 billion higher than last year but still behind target

New figures from the Exchequer also show its deficit has blown up to €22.2 billion due to payments made to recapitalise Irish banks.

# vat - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Government accused of hoarding pension levy to skew exchequer figures

Michael McGrath says the government’s pension levy isn’t being used on job creation – but the government disagrees.

# vat - Friday 2 September, 2011

Tax take ahead of target

New figures from the Department of Finance show that Exchequer returns are 1 per cent ahead of government targets – but VAT is showing a shortfall for the third month.

# vat - Sunday 24 July, 2011

Many businesses not passing on VAT reduction - report VAT

Many businesses not passing on VAT reduction - report

Out of 151 businesses checked by Senator Catherine Noone, only 16 had reduced their prices.

# vat - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Poll: Have you noticed the recent VAT rate cut? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you noticed the recent VAT rate cut?

The government cut the VAT rate on a range of tourist-related items this week from 13.5 per cent to 9 per cent – but have you seen a difference?

# vat - Friday 1 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

In today’s 9 at 9: Some good news as VAT is lowered; a twist in the Strauss-Kahn case; new developments in the Race for the Áras; and who is a “snotty Miss Fancy Pants”?

# vat - Thursday 30 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

A round-up of the day’s big, news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Tax rate cut takes effect tomorrow for hospitality sector VAT

Tax rate cut takes effect tomorrow for hospitality sector

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned businesses that the government will ‘get tough’ on those who don’t pass on the cut to customers.

# vat - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Jobs intiative will see levy on private pensions - but travel tax abolished Jobs Initiative This post contains a poll

Jobs intiative will see levy on private pensions - but travel tax abolished

Michael Noonan’s jobs initiative will see a levy of 0.6 per cent on private pensions, which will fund VAT and PRSI cuts.

# vat - Thursday 25 November, 2010

What’s changing and when? A breakdown of the four year plan

A timeline of the government’s four year plan.

# vat - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Exchequer figures reveal tax receipts ahead of schedule

Ireland raised €24.7bn in tax in the ten months up to October 31 – 1% higher than was expected.