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Sugar tax: Revenue from it more than doubled from €16m to €33m last year
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Sugar tax: Revenue from it more than doubled from €16m to €33m last year

Sep 28th 2020, 6:10 AM 18,444 Views 15 Comments

The tax was brought in to try reduce the harm caused by sugary drinks on Irish people’s health.

Exchequer deficit of €7.4 billion in July as tax revenues fell by 18.6%
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Exchequer deficit of €7.4 billion in July as tax revenues fell by 18.6%

Aug 5th 2020, 4:23 PM 19,740 Views 31 Comments

The deterioration of €8.3 billion in Ireland’s Exchequer was largely driven by increases in expenditure in response to Covid-19.

NAMA pays two billion euro in first payment to the Irish Exchequer
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NAMA pays two billion euro in first payment to the Irish Exchequer

Jul 1st 2020, 5:21 PM 27,444 Views 28 Comments

The total payment to the Exchequer is expected to be €4.4bn by 2022.

Exchequer deficit was €7.5 billion in April - more than double this time last year
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# Crunching The Numbers

Exchequer deficit was €7.5 billion in April - more than double this time last year

May 5th 2020, 5:34 PM 10,630 Views 38 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe described it as a ‘sharp deterioration on the public finances”.

Ireland's corporation tax receipts set to take a hit under new rules and fall by up to €2bn
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Ireland's corporation tax receipts set to take a hit under new rules and fall by up to €2bn

Jan 9th 2020, 7:19 PM 23,756 Views 30 Comments

Ireland’s corporation tax increased again this year.

Ireland has spent €121m on carbon credits due to failure to reach emissions targets
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Ireland has spent €121m on carbon credits due to failure to reach emissions targets

Nov 21st 2019, 5:45 PM 10,112 Views 48 Comments

The government will have to pay out additional funds next year.

Political parties received €5.9m in State funding last year
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Political parties received €5.9m in State funding last year

Aug 7th 2019, 2:46 PM 11,087 Views 36 Comments

Eight political parties qualified for Exchequer funding in 2018.

Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone
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Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone

May 26th 2018, 1:00 PM 8,550 Views 62 Comments

The new tax kicked in on 1 May.

The State's public service pension liability currently stands at €114.5 billion
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The State's public service pension liability currently stands at €114.5 billion

Dec 19th 2017, 7:34 PM 19,831 Views 136 Comments

The figure was calculated under the assumption that future pension increases will continue to be in line with pay rates

Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market?
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Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market?

Mar 16th 2017, 7:00 PM 18,995 Views 59 Comments

Black market goods can represent a huge loss to the Exchequer.

Revenue seizes over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port
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Revenue seizes over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port

Mar 16th 2017, 1:40 PM 8,499 Views 15 Comments

They made the seizure a couple of days before St Patrick’s Day celebrations kick off.

Vulture funds pay just €8,000 in tax on €10 billion of assets
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# The Great Irish Sell Off

Vulture funds pay just €8,000 in tax on €10 billion of assets

Jan 8th 2017, 1:49 PM 45,982 Views 136 Comments

New research has shown companies pay just €250 in tax a year.

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in
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Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

Jan 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,988 Views 85 Comments

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids
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Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids

Dec 28th 2016, 10:07 AM 11,276 Views 8 Comments

Revenue discovered the tobacco products following a number of searches in the Louth area.

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine
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Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:15 AM 10,540 Views 43 Comments

There was a 50 cent increase on cigarettes in Budget 2017 but none of Harris’ recommendations on alcohol were included.

Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017
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Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017

May 14th 2016, 2:36 PM 20,918 Views 177 Comments

It has also been revealed that the programme for installing domestic water meter is now under review following the suspension of charges.

Three arrested after cigarettes found hidden in a pretty unusual place
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Three arrested after cigarettes found hidden in a pretty unusual place

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:49 PM 30,324 Views 23 Comments

More than 40,000 were found stuffed into mannequins.

Barnardos has a plan to make education free for primary school children
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Barnardos has a plan to make education free for primary school children

Jun 15th 2015, 10:45 AM 5,206 Views 44 Comments

The children’s charity estimates that €103 million would eliminate costs for all parents.

Arts Council doles out €30m among 200 arts organisations around Ireland
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Arts Council doles out €30m among 200 arts organisations around Ireland

Jan 8th 2015, 4:04 PM 6,205 Views 15 Comments

The council said it was mindful to help position the arts to benefit from and play a full part in the national recovery.

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers
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Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers

Dec 6th 2014, 7:30 PM 13,140 Views 4 Comments

Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?

Where does Ulster Bank's €3.5 million fine go?
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Where does Ulster Bank's €3.5 million fine go?

Nov 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,626 Views 12 Comments

To us, actually.

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

Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year
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Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year

Nov 4th 2014, 11:49 AM 11,721 Views 66 Comments

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find, which included a large among of laundered fuel and toxic waste.

"We're not in a position to write large cheques": Enda plays down tax-cut talk
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# No Cheque Please

"We're not in a position to write large cheques": Enda plays down tax-cut talk

Sep 2nd 2014, 1:26 PM 9,082 Views 58 Comments

The Cabinet’s back tomorrow, and the Budget’s in six weeks. But the Taoiseach’s not giving much away…

Tax revenue is €550 million ahead of target - which means we'll (probably) get an easier budget
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Tax revenue is €550 million ahead of target - which means we'll (probably) get an easier budget

Aug 5th 2014, 5:57 PM 13,975 Views 64 Comments

No wonder he looks so happy.

The Briefcase: good news on the economy, a boom-time property market and the most hated family in Ireland
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# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: good news on the economy, a boom-time property market and the most hated family in Ireland

Jul 4th 2014, 12:42 PM 12,293 Views 7 Comments

This was the week in business.

The exchequer tax take is €500 million ahead of target
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The exchequer tax take is €500 million ahead of target

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:19 PM 9,483 Views 54 Comments

Despite the positive overall picture, overspend in the Department of Health is still proving a drag on State finances.

Impact: We want more pay... as long as the economy can handle it
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Impact: We want more pay... as long as the economy can handle it

May 16th 2014, 8:02 AM 7,695 Views 32 Comments

The public service union will only seek increased pay if the government reaches deficit targets.

Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200
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Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:48 AM 12,448 Views 13 Comments

The last watch the CAB sold on the auction website went for €7,000.

Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers
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Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers

Apr 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 16,518 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How much money did the Criminal Assets Bureau give to the Exchequer last year from criminal activity?

Pics: 100,000 cigarettes in unmarked boxes seized in Munster
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Pics: 100,000 cigarettes in unmarked boxes seized in Munster

Jan 21st 2014, 5:51 PM 8,505 Views 15 Comments

The cigarettes were seized from a Ford Transit van on the Tipperary/Limerick border this afternoon.

Aaron McKenna: Ask your council candidates to pledge to publish receipts for their expenses
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Aaron McKenna: Ask your council candidates to pledge to publish receipts for their expenses

Dec 31st 2013, 7:00 AM 32 Views 29 Comments

The only way to affect real change in politics is at the ballot box. Ask you local council candidate whether they plan to voluntarily publish receipts for their expenses. If they will, tell them you’ll vote for them. If not, good luck and goodbye.

60,000 cigarettes seized by Customs officers in Cork
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60,000 cigarettes seized by Customs officers in Cork

Dec 14th 2013, 12:49 PM 7,148 Views 19 Comments

Cigarettes and a quantity of tobacco were found when a car was stopped by gardaí on the M8 this morning.

Six tax defaulters paid out bills of over €1 million each between June and September
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Six tax defaulters paid out bills of over €1 million each between June and September

Dec 10th 2013, 3:33 PM 17,119 Views 25 Comments

A businessman in Cork, a Galway hotel and a Wexford pub topped the list, which amounted to over €27 million for the quarter.

Pay-and-file tax deadline won't change next year, 2015 date could be earlier though
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Pay-and-file tax deadline won't change next year, 2015 date could be earlier though

Nov 20th 2013, 2:32 PM 6,727 Views 6 Comments

The Government have said it remains their plan to bring forward to date to submit tax returns but it won’t happen until 2015 at the earliest.

Fuel laundering plant with 10m litre capacity uncovered in rural Waterford
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Fuel laundering plant with 10m litre capacity uncovered in rural Waterford

Nov 18th 2013, 6:31 PM 15,155 Views 41 Comments

The operation was found near the town of Portlaw, some 19km west of Waterford City, earlier today.

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

Oct 27th 2013, 5:30 PM 15,618 Views 48 Comments

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

Levy on banks of €150 million a year until 2016
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# Budget 2014

Levy on banks of €150 million a year until 2016

Oct 15th 2013, 3:49 PM 3,204 Views 23 Comments

Domestic banks will pay the levy totaling €150 million a year for the next three years with each bank to pay based on interest on thier deposits.

Drogheda and Tallaght blackspots for illicit cigarettes
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Drogheda and Tallaght blackspots for illicit cigarettes

Oct 5th 2013, 8:45 AM 3,846 Views 18 Comments

The research firm MS Intelligence examined discarded cigarette packs on the streets and in bins and found that Drogheda and Tallaght were the worst affected areas

Noonan: We might have some leeway if figures ahead of Budget are positive
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Noonan: We might have some leeway if figures ahead of Budget are positive

Sep 16th 2013, 11:04 PM 9,391 Views 85 Comments

Michael Noonan indicated there may be a Budget adjustment of less than €3.1 billion if there’s good news contained in two key sets of data, but he said the final figure had not yet been decided.

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