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17 great things that have happened since the last Budget

17 great things that have happened since the last Budget

Oct 13th 2015, 6:58 PM 8,110 Views 0 Comments

It’s not all bad…

The government has been painting a too-rosy budget picture
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# Money Worries

The government has been painting a too-rosy budget picture

Jun 4th 2015, 10:28 AM 19,143 Views 80 Comments

Its fiscal advisory council has warned something will have to give.

What part of the country will bring you the biggest return on investment property?
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# Raking It In

What part of the country will bring you the biggest return on investment property?

May 14th 2015, 6:36 PM 11,286 Views 3 Comments

Investors can expect a return of between 5% and 8% broadly speaking.

Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says
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# Imf Warning

Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says

Jan 28th 2015, 6:05 PM 17,140 Views 81 Comments

The Coalition is standing its ground.

Do Sinn Féin's numbers add up? We could soon know for sure...
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# Running The Numbers

Do Sinn Féin's numbers add up? We could soon know for sure...

Jan 24th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,544 Views 107 Comments

The government is considering a special Oireachtas committee to cost pre-budget submissions.

Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts
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# Cheer Up Michael

Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:44 AM 9,205 Views 69 Comments

A smile from the Finance Minister wouldn’t go amiss.

Forgot about these Budget changes? They kicked in yesterday
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Forgot about these Budget changes? They kicked in yesterday

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:47 PM 31,216 Views 41 Comments

Here are the details.

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed
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# Clampdown

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 31,619 Views 118 Comments

A new Budget change tightened gift rules.

Fine Gael doesn't just stand for the wealthy, it robs from the poor and gives to the rich
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Fine Gael doesn't just stand for the wealthy, it robs from the poor and gives to the rich

Dec 24th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,668 Views 188 Comments

I’m one of those mischievous opposition politicians doing down a government trying it’s best but listen instead to the ESRI, writes Eoin Ó Broin.

Why it's a myth that Fine Gael only stands for the rich
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Why it's a myth that Fine Gael only stands for the rich

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 268 Views 187 Comments

It is disappointing that the opposition are trying to undermine the benefits of a budget which is finally giving something back to every worker in the country, writes Minister Simon Harris.

The budget will take a big hit next year because of Irish Water: ESRI
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# Leaking Cash

The budget will take a big hit next year because of Irish Water: ESRI

Dec 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 10,222 Views 54 Comments

But at least things are looking good for jobs and the economy.

Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer
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Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer

Dec 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,814 Views 73 Comments

An ESRI report also found that contrary to popular belief the ‘squeezed middle’ has not been hardest hit in recent years.

Business Poll: So this year's coming to a close - but how is 2015 looking?
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# Business Poll

Business Poll: So this year's coming to a close - but how is 2015 looking?

Dec 5th 2014, 8:25 AM 9,508 Views 10 Comments

Is it going to be a bumper year or is trade still in the doldrums?

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

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

Dec 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,523 Views 50 Comments

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

'We have made mistakes in the past' - Michael Noonan talks taxes
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# Mea Culpa

'We have made mistakes in the past' - Michael Noonan talks taxes

Dec 2nd 2014, 5:28 PM 11,177 Views 43 Comments

But he says Ireland has been “caught in the crossfire” of sniping between the EU and US multinationals.

Remember those tax cuts most people scored in the Budget? Here's how much they cost
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# Doing The Sums

Remember those tax cuts most people scored in the Budget? Here's how much they cost

Nov 23rd 2014, 7:45 AM 15,432 Views 45 Comments

And how tweaking those changes would have shifted the Budget picture.

Cork City Council faces administration if a budget isn't passed within two weeks
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# Impasse

Cork City Council faces administration if a budget isn't passed within two weeks

Nov 18th 2014, 8:33 AM 7,708 Views 24 Comments

It is believed the last time a Budget struggled to be passed was 1991.

The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion
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# Exchequer Returns

The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion

Nov 4th 2014, 5:46 PM 8,688 Views 23 Comments

Ticking along nicely.

Enda Kenny: It's either water charges, or a 4% tax increase, or 'boiling water for decades'
# Choices Choices Choices
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# Choices Choices Choices

Enda Kenny: It's either water charges, or a 4% tax increase, or 'boiling water for decades'

Nov 1st 2014, 11:58 PM 96,867 Views 720 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking in Dublin tonight.

SME focus: Everything you need to know about the Budget and essential money matters
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# SME Focus

SME focus: Everything you need to know about the Budget and essential money matters

Nov 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 5,945 Views 6 Comments

For October’s in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we looked at ways to balance a budget and where all that cash goes.

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things
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# Motor-vated

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things

Oct 29th 2014, 4:25 PM 9,990 Views 10 Comments

Products that people stopped buying during the recession are back on shopping lists.

Aaron McKenna: Has 'success' become a dirty word?
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# Tax

Aaron McKenna: Has 'success' become a dirty word?

Oct 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 24 Views 85 Comments

Envying the successful is not a viable tax policy – it is a disincentive to honest, hard work.

Water Charges relief on its way for those not on social welfare
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# Finance Bill

Water Charges relief on its way for those not on social welfare

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:03 PM 25,131 Views 109 Comments

The Finance Bill introduced today gives effect to measures introduced in Budget 2015.

Explainer: What changes did Budget 2015 bring for property?
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# Dishing The Dirt

Explainer: What changes did Budget 2015 bring for property?

Oct 23rd 2014, 4:24 PM 5,780 Views 0 Comments

This is what you need to know about changes for tenants, owners and those looking to get into the market.

Car buyers will pay €1 billion in tax this year to get their vehicles on the road
# Pricey Wheels
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# Pricey Wheels

Car buyers will pay €1 billion in tax this year to get their vehicles on the road

Oct 21st 2014, 1:18 PM 8,830 Views 13 Comments

New registrations have been up nearly 30% in 2014 so far.

Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn't very happy about it
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# Hauliers

Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn't very happy about it

Oct 20th 2014, 7:43 PM 14,934 Views 47 Comments

The Irish Road Haulage Association has called on the Government to address their concerns over road tax.

The Briefcase: Big pharma, the price of power and a little thing called the Budget
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# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Big pharma, the price of power and a little thing called the Budget

Oct 17th 2014, 5:25 PM 10,113 Views 14 Comments

This was the week in business.

Rebellious taxpayers and 'testosterone-driven woohah': What do female politicians make of the Budget?
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# Budget Review

Rebellious taxpayers and 'testosterone-driven woohah': What do female politicians make of the Budget?

Oct 16th 2014, 10:55 AM 8,944 Views 16 Comments

A panel of women politicians came together in Dublin this morning to discuss Budget 2015.

Fine Gael: We don't buy Facebook 'likes'
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# Spam

Fine Gael: We don't buy Facebook 'likes'

Oct 16th 2014, 9:48 AM 13,621 Views 73 Comments

The party says its Budget Q&A was spammed with thousands of inauthentic ‘likes’.

Here's how Labour TDs and Senators were told to spin the Budget... and slam the opposition
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# Crib Notes

Here's how Labour TDs and Senators were told to spin the Budget... and slam the opposition

Oct 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,894 Views 49 Comments

Deputies and senators got a fancy-looking tip sheet ahead of Tuesday’s Budget.

Michael Noonan: No, the Budget wasn't 'a series of smart-alecky tricks'
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# None Of That

Michael Noonan: No, the Budget wasn't 'a series of smart-alecky tricks'

Oct 15th 2014, 11:09 PM 18,955 Views 67 Comments

The Finance Minister denied that the Government should have been more cautious in Budget 2015.

Poll: Is your business really any better off after Budget day?
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# Good Budget Bad Budget

Poll: Is your business really any better off after Budget day?

Oct 15th 2014, 2:53 PM 7,067 Views 8 Comments

We look at what’s in Budget 2015 for business and ask how much it all means to you.

Where's the missing €15 million?... Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending
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# Budget 2015

Where's the missing €15 million?... Criticism over shortfall in mental health spending

Oct 15th 2014, 1:10 PM 7,591 Views 14 Comments

€35 million is being ring-fenced for the area as part of Budget 2015, but organisations are concerned that’s still €15 million short of what should be spent.

Micheál Martin doesn't like that Noonan and Howlin tweeted about their ties yesterday...
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# All Tied Up

Micheál Martin doesn't like that Noonan and Howlin tweeted about their ties yesterday...

Oct 15th 2014, 12:31 PM 11,830 Views 25 Comments

… and didn’t listen to opposition speakers’ response to the Budget announcement

Child benefit could be increased by even more than a fiver in Budget 2016
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# Thinking Ahead

Child benefit could be increased by even more than a fiver in Budget 2016

Oct 15th 2014, 11:10 AM 10,780 Views 52 Comments

A small increase in child benefit was announced as part of the Budget yesterday.

Cigarettes now cost €10 a pack... But where does all that tax go?
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# The Breakdown

Cigarettes now cost €10 a pack... But where does all that tax go?

Oct 15th 2014, 10:12 AM 19,483 Views 52 Comments

The change kicked in at midnight. Here’s where that extra 40c goes…

Payback, buying an election and "Be Happy" - how the papers saw Budget 2015
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# It Says In The Papers

Payback, buying an election and "Be Happy" - how the papers saw Budget 2015

Oct 15th 2014, 10:04 AM 5,696 Views 18 Comments

A mixed bag of papers from a mixed bag Budget.

Varadkar hits out at doctors saying he wishes the IMO 'knew their facts'
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# Health Budget

Varadkar hits out at doctors saying he wishes the IMO 'knew their facts'

Oct 15th 2014, 9:22 AM 7,615 Views 21 Comments

He also revealed that the latest HSE service plan will be published in around three or four weeks time.

Here's what you may have missed in the Budget
# Devil In The Details
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# Devil In The Details

Here's what you may have missed in the Budget

Oct 15th 2014, 9:19 AM 8,306 Views 28 Comments

There will also be money to tackle late discharges from hospitals and spending on building schools.

Water charges: Burton hints at further breaks for lower paid
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# Let's Look At It

Water charges: Burton hints at further breaks for lower paid

Oct 15th 2014, 9:06 AM 7,578 Views 72 Comments

The issue of bringing in relief for low income workers and the short-term unemployed should be ‘looked at’ according to the Social Protection Minister.

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