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#Tax Relief

From TheJournal.ie Minister urged not to scrap special tax relief scheme for top executives of foreign companies Finance Minister

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants to give a tax break to all renters at a cost of €279 million Alternative Budget

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

Giving tax relief to renters would cost €279 million.

From TheJournal.ie Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive Tax Relief

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees College

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Blockbuster Star Wars film gets up to €3m tax relief from Irish State The Last Jedi

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government reviewing what tax breaks could take the pressure off renters Tax Relief

Government reviewing what tax breaks could take the pressure off renters

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

From TheJournal.ie This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair? Health Insurance

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip" Recovery

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap Health Insurance

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers Tax Relief

Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU president urges Taoiseach to introduce pensions tax sooner Budget 2013

SIPTU president urges Taoiseach to introduce pensions tax sooner

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.

From TheJournal.ie Finance Minister announces changes to pensions Pensions

Finance Minister announces changes to pensions

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.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Charitable donations to be subject to 'simplified' tax relief regime Philanthropy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Burton 'considering cap on tax relief' for pension contributions Pension

Burton 'considering cap on tax relief' for pension contributions

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

From TheJournal.ie Highest earners paid more tax in 2010 Tax

Highest earners paid more tax in 2010

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers Finance Bill

Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers

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

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of Irish millionaires paid under 30 per cent tax Millionaires

Nearly half of Irish millionaires paid under 30 per cent tax

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

From TheJournal.ie Government scales back plans to cut pension tax relief Pension Tax

Government scales back plans to cut pension tax relief

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.

From TheJournal.ie Chief Justice discusses pension concerns with taoiseach Public Sector

Chief Justice discusses pension concerns with taoiseach

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.

From TheJournal.ie Finance Bill delays property tax relief changes Finance Bill

Finance Bill delays property tax relief changes

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.