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Minister urged not to scrap special tax relief scheme for top executives of foreign companies
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Minister urged not to scrap special tax relief scheme for top executives of foreign companies

Dec 2nd 2019, 6:05 AM 14,388 Views 31 Comments

Business Minister Heather Humphreys said ‘for reputational reasons’ the government should not remove the tax relief scheme.

Sinn Féin wants to give a tax break to all renters at a cost of €279 million
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Sinn Féin wants to give a tax break to all renters at a cost of €279 million

Sep 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,042 Views 118 Comments

Giving tax relief to renters would cost €279 million.

Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive
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Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive

Sep 19th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,419 Views 84 Comments

Parties are calling for a rent freeze of up to three years.

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees
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Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees

Jul 28th 2018, 7:45 AM 37,925 Views 24 Comments

People have been urged to check if they’re eligible ahead of what can be a very expensive time for students and their families.

Blockbuster Star Wars film gets up to €3m tax relief from Irish State
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Blockbuster Star Wars film gets up to €3m tax relief from Irish State

Sep 28th 2017, 9:20 PM 15,138 Views 29 Comments

Scenes filmed at Malin Head in Co Donegal and Ceann Sibeal in Co Kerry feature in The Last Jedi.

Government reviewing what tax breaks could take the pressure off renters
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Government reviewing what tax breaks could take the pressure off renters

Jan 12th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,408 Views 78 Comments

Michael Noonan is chairing the working group that will looking at taxation in the rental market.

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?
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This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

Jan 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 26,488 Views 32 Comments

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip"
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Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip"

May 12th 2014, 8:44 AM 10,606 Views 117 Comments

He added that tax cuts need to be on table in coming months.

Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap
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Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap

Jan 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,025 Views 40 Comments

However Minister James Reilly said it is important that they fully understand the level of cover their policy provides.

Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers
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Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers

Oct 18th 2013, 12:13 PM 8,624 Views 30 Comments

The cap on the tax relief on health insurance policies will increase the costs for customers.

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money
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Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money

Jan 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 817 Views 22 Comments

The film industry is one of our few economic bright spots, writes Simon Carty – so we should support it now more than ever.

SIPTU president urges Taoiseach to introduce pensions tax sooner
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SIPTU president urges Taoiseach to introduce pensions tax sooner

Dec 8th 2012, 1:09 PM 5,304 Views 34 Comments

In a letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Jack O’Connor says that introducing the 41 per cent rate on pensions over €60,000 sooner would obviate the need for certain cuts.

Finance Minister announces changes to pensions
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Finance Minister announces changes to pensions

Dec 5th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,460 Views 5 Comments

The reduced USC rate for some of those aged over 70 is to be discontinued, while tax relief on pension contributions will soon only subsidise pension schemes under €60k per annum.

Noonan: Charitable donations to be subject to 'simplified' tax relief regime
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Noonan: Charitable donations to be subject to 'simplified' tax relief regime

Dec 5th 2012, 3:53 PM 3,043 Views 0 Comments

Donations made from the 2013 tax year will be subject to a new tax relief regime, with a “blended rate” of 31 per cent.

Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward
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Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward

Nov 17th 2012, 8:15 AM 34 Views 59 Comments

Controversy over generous pension arrangements for executives means we risk throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

Burton 'considering cap on tax relief' for pension contributions
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Burton 'considering cap on tax relief' for pension contributions

Oct 24th 2012, 9:35 AM 3,054 Views 10 Comments

The minister said that in the future, an auto-enrolment scheme could also be introduced to supplement pensions with savings.

Highest earners paid more tax in 2010
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Highest earners paid more tax in 2010

Aug 9th 2012, 12:05 PM 3,348 Views 40 Comments

The additional tax payments by high earners yielded an extra €80 million for Revenue in 2010.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Aug 9th 2012, 8:52 AM 5,829 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers
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Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers

Feb 8th 2012, 6:56 PM 2,837 Views 43 Comments

The Minister for Finance says that the new Special Assignee Relief Programme will only apply to people whose skills are not available in Ireland.

Nearly half of Irish millionaires paid under 30 per cent tax
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Nearly half of Irish millionaires paid under 30 per cent tax

Jan 29th 2012, 1:21 PM 4,877 Views 38 Comments

The highest earners tend to pay tax at a rate well below the standard top band, new figures show.

Government scales back plans to cut pension tax relief
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Government scales back plans to cut pension tax relief

May 1st 2011, 11:28 AM 645 Views 2 Comments

Proposals under the National Recovery Plan included cutting pension tax relief to 20 per cent. Instead, the government wants a 33 per cent flat rate on all contributions.

Chief Justice discusses pension concerns with taoiseach
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Chief Justice discusses pension concerns with taoiseach

Apr 26th 2011, 9:56 PM 1,623 Views 0 Comments

The Chief Justice John Murray has met with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and voiced concerns about the impact a new cap on public sector pension funds might have on judges’ retirements.

Finance Bill delays property tax relief changes
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Finance Bill delays property tax relief changes

Jan 21st 2011, 6:57 PM 575 Views 0 Comments

The Bill also brings deadline for filing self-employed income tax and capital gains tax forward, and specifies cuts to tax relief on third-level fees.