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#Wealth tax

# wealth-tax - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Pandemic 'solidarity tax' on wealthy individuals or companies is on the table, says IMF
# Wealth Tax
# Wealth Tax

Pandemic 'solidarity tax' on wealthy individuals or companies is on the table, says IMF

Apr 7th 2021, 3:16 PM 21,237 Views 27 Comments

The IMF has also backed calls for a global minimum rate of corporation tax.

# wealth-tax - Friday 9 October, 2015

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners

Oct 9th 2015, 10:45 AM 20,489 Views 180 Comments

Paul Murphy talks about AAA’s radical alternative to current government policy.

# wealth-tax - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis
# Extreme Inequality
# Extreme Inequality

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,716 Views 54 Comments

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

# wealth-tax - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Fantasy or reality? Pearse Doherty wanted to explain 'Shinnernomics', so here's what he said...
# In Depth
# In Depth

Fantasy or reality? Pearse Doherty wanted to explain 'Shinnernomics', so here's what he said...

Jun 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 19,541 Views 163 Comments

They’re the subject of much debate so we asked Sinn Féin a few questions about their budget proposals this week. Here’s what the party finance spokesperson said…

# wealth-tax - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Fine Gael say Sinn Féin's economics were 'disastrous' in France. Were they? Here are the facts...
# Case Study
# Case Study

Fine Gael say Sinn Féin's economics were 'disastrous' in France. Were they? Here are the facts...

Jun 15th 2014, 8:16 AM 20,488 Views 127 Comments

Wealth tax’, ‘higher income tax rate’, Hollande tried that didn’t he? Well sort of…

Shinnernomics: Opponents call them fantasy, so how realistic are Sinn Féin's budget proposals?
# In Depth
# In Depth

Shinnernomics: Opponents call them fantasy, so how realistic are Sinn Féin's budget proposals?

Jun 15th 2014, 8:15 AM 18,073 Views 184 Comments

The rise of Sinn Féin raises obvious questions about what they would do in government. We take a closer look at the party’s economic policies.

# wealth-tax - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth?

Jun 10th 2014, 8:56 AM 16,742 Views 225 Comments

Is it only fair to ask high earners to pull their weight? Or is it just too punitive?

# wealth-tax - Sunday 8 June, 2014

"We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals
# Disagreement
# Disagreement

"We’ve looked at those higher earners and they’re not there." - FF rejects SF's wealth tax proposals

Jun 8th 2014, 1:32 PM 21,980 Views 199 Comments

Fine Gael described the plans as a “fairytale”.

# wealth-tax - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Ambulance service is "failing miserably", Howlin told
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Ambulance service is "failing miserably", Howlin told

Apr 10th 2014, 7:32 PM 9,558 Views 28 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín said the current system was unacceptable. Minister Howlin told the Dáil a HIQA review would lead to a ‘refined and improved’ service.

# wealth-tax - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Pearse Doherty: Most TDs and Ministers use their pay to buy a new car or go on holiday
# Politicians' Pay
# Politicians' Pay

Pearse Doherty: Most TDs and Ministers use their pay to buy a new car or go on holiday

Sep 4th 2013, 6:45 AM 16,441 Views 188 Comments

While the Sinn Féin TD said he and colleagues take home the average industrial wage most other TDs and ministers use some of their wages to buy a new car, go on holiday, put it in the bank or buy shares in the bank, he claimed.

# wealth-tax - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here's how much would be raised if income tax increased for earners over €100k
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Here's how much would be raised if income tax increased for earners over €100k

Aug 27th 2013, 9:57 PM 15,453 Views 130 Comments

Michael Noonan has indicated that he won’t be considering any kind of ‘wealth tax’ in Budget 2014 – but has released figures on how much it would bring in.

# wealth-tax - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 24th 2013, 7:59 PM 12,148 Views 4 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about a shooting in Dublin and the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Aug 24th 2013, 8:55 AM 8,402 Views 22 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# wealth-tax - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland

May 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 126 Views 125 Comments

A former IMF head of the mission for Ireland has said an entire reliance on austerity was not the right move – yet we’re still following that road. David Cronin asks why.

# wealth-tax - Friday 5 April, 2013

Column: This property tax is callous and a breach in democratic norms
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This property tax is callous and a breach in democratic norms

Apr 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 44 Views 172 Comments

The Government has no democratic mandate from the electorate for a property tax. In fact, they were elected on the very opposite of commitments, writes Kieran Allen.

# wealth-tax - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Column: Taxing the wealthy is an option we need to look at
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Taxing the wealthy is an option we need to look at

Jan 17th 2013, 7:00 AM 40 Views 136 Comments

High earners and corporations – should they not ‘share the burden’ with the rest of us, asks Kieran Allen.

# wealth-tax - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Opposition parties hit back at criticism of their alternative budgets
# Alternative Budgets
# Alternative Budgets

Opposition parties hit back at criticism of their alternative budgets

Dec 8th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,025 Views 51 Comments

The government claims neither of the two main opposition parties had their pre-budget submissions fully costed but this has been described as a “complete red herring” by Fianna Fáil.

# wealth-tax - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Poser: Does the government comment on its Budget plans?
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Poser: Does the government comment on its Budget plans?

Jun 26th 2012, 2:20 PM 2,213 Views 10 Comments

Here’s one for the Budget theorists – there are some things the government WILL rule out, and some things it won’t…

# wealth-tax - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Column: Rich people can afford to give more - so a tax on wealth makes sense
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Rich people can afford to give more - so a tax on wealth makes sense

Nov 29th 2011, 6:20 PM 69 Views 183 Comments

The top 1 per cent of earners in this country own roughly €130 billion – so it’s time for the government to bring in a wealth tax, says Siobhán O’Donoghue.

# wealth-tax - Friday 28 October, 2011

Wealth tax could raise €500million for State, say unions
# Wealth Tax
# Wealth Tax

Wealth tax could raise €500million for State, say unions

Oct 28th 2011, 11:31 AM 944 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has also proposed a minimum levy on high earners in its pre-Budget submission.