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From TheJournal.ie Putting diesel fuel tax on par with petrol 'justifiable', report finds Net Gains

Putting diesel fuel tax on par with petrol 'justifiable', report finds

Putting diesel tax on par with petrol would result in net gains for the exchequer and net reductions in pollution, the ESRI says.

From TheJournal.ie Paschal Donohoe begins transfer of Diageo shares into wife’s name ahead of Budget Excise

Paschal Donohoe begins transfer of Diageo shares into wife’s name ahead of Budget

The shares are being transferred in a bid to avoid any potential conflict ahead of next month’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo Stocks And Shares

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo

Three ministers were asked about their share-holdings during a press conference today.

From TheJournal.ie Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in Money Money Money This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine Excise

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work? Analysis

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

From TheJournal.ie See ya Australia and au revoir France, Ireland has a new favourite winemaker Grape Expectations

See ya Australia and au revoir France, Ireland has a new favourite winemaker

We have all the figures for what local drinkers were sipping last year.

From TheJournal.ie The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer Beer Glorious Beer

The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer

The Iatest market report from the Irish Brewers Association is in.

From TheJournal.ie 'Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going' Microbrewery

'Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going'

The Wicklow Wolf Brewing Company says yesterday’s Budget announcement was unexpected, but welcome.

From TheJournal.ie Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson - but it's not so bright at home High Spirits

Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson - but it's not so bright at home

Sales are up nearly 10% in America, but are struggling at home.

From TheJournal.ie Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business Budget Wine

Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business

Not the wine…please.

From TheJournal.ie 61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises Alcohol

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises

Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes and pints up by 10 cent, wine up by 50 cent Budget 2014

Cigarettes and pints up by 10 cent, wine up by 50 cent

If you smoke or drink, enjoy the price for the next nine hours or so – it is rising at midnight.

From TheJournal.ie Wine up by €1 a bottle, beer increasing by 10c a pint Budget 2013

Wine up by €1 a bottle, beer increasing by 10c a pint

The government has increased the excise on alcohol and cigarettes by more than was expected in Budget 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness Alcohol

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.

From TheJournal.ie One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled Smoking

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled

The Exchequer is losing out on €250million a year – or around half the amount recently cut from the social welfare budget.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes Budget 2012

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes

Budget 2012 will add an extra 25c to the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes, though alcohol excise is unchanged for now.

From TheJournal.ie Conflicting thoughts on Budget hike in tobacco prices Tobacco Tax

Conflicting thoughts on Budget hike in tobacco prices

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for a €1 tax increase on a packet of 20 cigarettes in the next Budget. But Retailers Against Smuggling believe there should be no increase in excise on tobacco.