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#Finance Minister

From TheJournal.ie Behind-the-scenes pressure on minister to raise inheritance tax threshold in the Budget Budget 2020

Behind-the-scenes pressure on minister to raise inheritance tax threshold in the Budget

A tax-free threshold on transfers between parents and their children currently stands at €320,000.

From TheJournal.ie Will there be a 2020 Christmas bonus? No decision's been made yet Social Welfare

Will there be a 2020 Christmas bonus? No decision's been made yet

Pearse Doherty said Christmas comes every year, yet the bonus hasn’t been factored into spending.

From TheJournal.ie Bank bosses may face fines and sanctions in the future, but won't get jail time under new law Central Bank

Bank bosses may face fines and sanctions in the future, but won't get jail time under new law

The new laws were drawn up in the wake of the tracker-mortgage scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Labour Court to hold talks this afternoon between unions and government as nurses strike looms Strike

Labour Court to hold talks this afternoon between unions and government as nurses strike looms

Minister Paschal Donohoe issued a warning earlier today over reaching a pay deal with nurses.

From TheJournal.ie Minister moves to reassure public that reformed property tax will be 'affordable' and 'fair' House Prices

Minister moves to reassure public that reformed property tax will be 'affordable' and 'fair'

Due to the rapid increase in house prices, there have been concerns about the massive leap in tax homeowners will have to pay.

From TheJournal.ie Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone Exchequer Boost

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

The new tax kicked in on 1 May.

From TheJournal.ie Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured Vulture Funds

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

From TheJournal.ie France to lend priceless Bayeux Tapestry to Britain - but is Macron just trolling? The Battle Of Brexit

France to lend priceless Bayeux Tapestry to Britain - but is Macron just trolling?

Historians and political commentators can’t agree on whether this is a gesture of goodwill, or a “wonderful joke”.

From TheJournal.ie Property Tax: Donohoe says he wants 'moderate, affordable' changes by 2020 Finance Minister

Property Tax: Donohoe says he wants 'moderate, affordable' changes by 2020

He also spoke about the €13 billion Apple Tax bill and defended Ireland’s 12.5% corporation tax rate in an interview on Morning Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down I'm Out

Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down

The Finance Minister says he will not be seeking re-election to the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault Waterford

Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault

Gerard Walsh said he thought he would die in the attack, which happened in 1992.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan spent Christmas in hospital due to fluid on his chest Surgery

Michael Noonan spent Christmas in hospital due to fluid on his chest

The Finance Minister says he is “well on the mend”.

From TheJournal.ie Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts Shave And A Haircut

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts

The European Central Bank raised the haircuts on its Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greece this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?

Tsipras is going to let the people decide – is that the right thing to do?

From TheJournal.ie Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike Banking

Here's why AIB staff are warning they might go on strike

The union Unite wants to meet the Finance Minister over the issues.

From TheJournal.ie Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs Burn The Bondholders

Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said it is unclear whether the €280 million worth of bondholders will pursue their claims but if they do, they may be legally entitled to a dividend.

From TheJournal.ie The Universal Social Charge isn't going anywhere - Noonan Debt And Taxes

The Universal Social Charge isn't going anywhere - Noonan

Michael Noonan says it’s here for the “foreseeable future”.

UK finance minister George Osborne makes a hames of kid's question: "What's 7 times 8?"

This would never happen to Michael Noonan. Right?

From TheJournal.ie 'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer Skin Cancer

'Jesus, there's a lump there' - Michael Noonan recalls the moment he discovered he had cancer

The finance minister said he found a lump on his shoulder in February.

From TheJournal.ie The infamous snail, those freezing musicians ... that hair: On Trump Patrol in Co Clare Hair Force One

The infamous snail, those freezing musicians ... that hair: On Trump Patrol in Co Clare

The most cringe inducing Irish-American moment since Jedward met Barack? Whatever you made of it, here’s what went on in the lead-up to The Donald’s bizarre red carpet welcome…

From TheJournal.ie Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices Pop

Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices

The finance minister noted that prices are still 47 per cent lower than their 2007 peak.

From TheJournal.ie Government makes case for retroactive recapitalisation to European committee Bailout

Government makes case for retroactive recapitalisation to European committee

A member of the European Parliament Committee who are in Dublin today to discuss the bank bailout said while Ireland has a case to make, so does every other country.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker' Top Dog

Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker'

The Financial Times’ magazine said that Noonan was awarded the accolade because of his “extraordinary progress” since taking the job in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers have some good news, and they’ll be telling us about it all day Brace Yourself

Ministers have some good news, and they’ll be telling us about it all day

There’ll be a sustained eight-hour media assault by Cabinet members and State agency bosses today, as the Government marks the end of the bailout.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’ Bailout Exit

Noonan: Decision on post-bailout credit line ‘finely balanced’

Minister Michael Noonan will travel to the Hague today to discuss Ireland’s bailout exit with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: 'No connection' between cuts for pensioners & free GP care for under 5s Budget 2014

Noonan: 'No connection' between cuts for pensioners & free GP care for under 5s

The Minister’s been speaking to reporters on his way into the final Cabinet meeting ahead of Budget 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: I believe adjustment will be lower than €3.1 billion Budget 2014

Rabbitte: I believe adjustment will be lower than €3.1 billion

It’s expected the figure for Budget 2014 will be finalised at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie ESM chief: Recouping of AIB, BoI costs "either difficult or impossible" Bailout Fund

ESM chief: Recouping of AIB, BoI costs "either difficult or impossible"

The Government had been hoping to unload the debt from the two bailed-out banks.

From TheJournal.ie That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes Raising A Glass

That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes

The Irish Wine Association says the tax is disproportionate and excessive, and wants it reversed in the upcoming Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: VAT rate for restaurants likely to rise Budget 2014

Noonan: VAT rate for restaurants likely to rise

The Finance Minister said the reduction of the 13.5 per cent rate for the hospitality sector had always been a short-term “pump priming” measure.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: People need to stop mucking around in Garda business Anglotapes

Noonan: People need to stop mucking around in Garda business

The Finance Minister has been expressing concerns about “contamination of evidence” while answering questions about the Anglo Tapes controversy today.

From TheJournal.ie EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts Bank Bailout

EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts

The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee Bank Guarantee

Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee

The Minister said that this marks a significant step in the normalisation of the Irish banking system.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Europe now owes Ireland after 'taking one for the team' Michael Noonan

Noonan: Europe now owes Ireland after 'taking one for the team'

“As Ronald Reagan used to say, ‘We took one for the team.’ And I think the team owes us now.”

From TheJournal.ie Doherty asks Noonan to have "frank and open debate" on promissory notes Promissory Notes

Doherty asks Noonan to have "frank and open debate" on promissory notes

The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson said that he wants Minister Noonan to ‘come clean’ on the issue and appear before the committee as soon as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan says pyrite homes will be exempt from property tax Pyrite

Noonan says pyrite homes will be exempt from property tax

Noonan said the government is aware of the “very real cost and difficulties” faced by people whose homes are affected.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Budget be moved to a different month?

Just five days after Budget 2013, there have already been calls to move next year’s Budget to a different month. What do you think – good idea? Bad idea?

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD calls for clarification on property tax for pyrite homes Pyrite

Fine Gael TD calls for clarification on property tax for pyrite homes

Meanwhile, as he approaches his second Christmas in temporary accommodation, Priory Hall resident Liam Boland said he would refuse to pay.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie How many Irish tax exiles have paid the 'rich tax' this year? Tax

How many Irish tax exiles have paid the 'rich tax' this year?

The tax was introduced in 2010 to target wealthy Irish exiles who earn more than €1 million a year and also have assets of over €5 million in Ireland.

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