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Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working
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# Social Research

Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working

Jan 28th 2018, 9:46 AM 28,567 Views 22 Comments

The changes made in Budget 2000 caused considerable debate and controversy at the time, according to the ESRI.

'That's a joke', 'stealing': Ireland's low corporate tax rate criticised at Davos
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# Davos Debate

'That's a joke', 'stealing': Ireland's low corporate tax rate criticised at Davos

Jan 26th 2018, 8:46 AM 47,344 Views 159 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe had to fend off some fierce criticism of how Ireland taxes multinationals like Apple and Google.

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle
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# Unfair Dismissal

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

Jan 5th 2018, 3:31 PM 90,997 Views 78 Comments

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection
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# Exchequer Returns

State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection

Jan 4th 2018, 11:39 AM 19,144 Views 112 Comments

Including the sale of 29% of its AIB shares the government collected over €58 billion last year.

US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law
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# Tax Reform

US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law

Dec 22nd 2017, 5:34 PM 10,958 Views 53 Comments

He also signed short-term funding bill into law that that will keep the federal government running until 19 January.

Previewing Ireland’s economy in 2018: It’s gonna get better, before it gets worse
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# Read Me

Previewing Ireland’s economy in 2018: It’s gonna get better, before it gets worse

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:00 AM 35,762 Views 37 Comments

Brexit, US tax changes, ECB interest rate rises or the fallout from an overheating economy are not expected to weigh heavily on Ireland in 2018, writes Victor Duggan.

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress
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Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress

Dec 20th 2017, 9:52 PM 12,399 Views 74 Comments

Republican lawmakers were headed to the White House later today to celebrate with the president.

Location services: Facebook to move global advertising sales out of Dublin HQ
# Multinational Tax
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# Multinational Tax

Location services: Facebook to move global advertising sales out of Dublin HQ

Dec 12th 2017, 5:28 PM 34,463 Views 71 Comments

Advertising sales will now be recorded in the local market in which they are made

New tax defaulters list shows broadcaster Tom McGurk owed Revenue €75,000
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# Revenue

New tax defaulters list shows broadcaster Tom McGurk owed Revenue €75,000

Dec 5th 2017, 5:01 PM 54,341 Views 52 Comments

Horse trainers and hospital consultants were also among those named.

Government to start collecting €13 billion in Apple tax in the New Year
# 13 Billion Reasons Why
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# 13 Billion Reasons Why

Government to start collecting €13 billion in Apple tax in the New Year

Dec 4th 2017, 4:40 PM 25,033 Views 65 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said that the cash will “be transmitted across the first quarter of next year”.

Big win for Trump as US Senate backs bill to dramatically lower corporate tax
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# Massive Tax Cuts

Big win for Trump as US Senate backs bill to dramatically lower corporate tax

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:17 AM 29,789 Views 98 Comments

Trump had singled out Ireland in a major speech on tax earlier in the week.

'I'm not going to name names...': Trump targets Ireland in tax reform speech
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'I'm not going to name names...': Trump targets Ireland in tax reform speech

Nov 30th 2017, 8:22 AM 25,980 Views 73 Comments

He described how Apple, among other companies, were keeping billions of dollars offshore.

'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards
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# Tax Havens

'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards

Nov 28th 2017, 9:01 AM 18,260 Views 66 Comments

The new report by Oxfam argues that Ireland fails to meet the criterion on fair taxation.

Revenue might owe YOU money and it wants you to claim it back
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# Paye Workers

Revenue might owe YOU money and it wants you to claim it back

Nov 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 44,519 Views 32 Comments

There is a four-year time limit for claiming tax back.

How often is the 'Single Malt' tax loophole used? The government is finding out
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# New Double Irish

How often is the 'Single Malt' tax loophole used? The government is finding out

Nov 15th 2017, 3:54 PM 22,393 Views 17 Comments

Paschal Donohoe has asked officials to look into the ‘Single Malt’ after a report indicated that it could become the new ‘Double Irish’.

Here are the Paradise Paper highlights - and why they matter
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# Rich And Famous

Here are the Paradise Paper highlights - and why they matter

Nov 11th 2017, 7:00 AM 16,153 Views 32 Comments

The Queen, Bono, Shakira, Madonna, Apple and Nike are among those whose tax details were leaked this week.

'If famous people are not paying their fair share of tax, only ordinary people will suffer'
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# Paradise Papers

'If famous people are not paying their fair share of tax, only ordinary people will suffer'

Nov 7th 2017, 2:44 PM 12,478 Views 65 Comments

A huge leak of about 13.4 million secret documents has shed light on the tax affairs of the rich and famous.

Self-employed? Revenue has given you more time to pay your tax bill thanks to Storm Ophelia
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# Taxing Times

Self-employed? Revenue has given you more time to pay your tax bill thanks to Storm Ophelia

Oct 26th 2017, 7:55 AM 23,468 Views 20 Comments

Online filers will now get over two weeks extra to pay their taxes.

Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate
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# FAKE NEWS

Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate

Oct 17th 2017, 2:04 PM 21,804 Views 64 Comments

“There are no proposals to change the corporation tax rate.”

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax
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# Cut The Fizz

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax

Oct 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 66,444 Views 147 Comments

There will be a tax of 30c per litre on drinks with over eight grams of sugar per 100 millilitres.

Here's what Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €100,000
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# Savings

Here's what Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €100,000

Oct 10th 2017, 6:00 PM 37,816 Views 33 Comments

Changes to the USC and the entry point level mean savings of at least €328 for these workers next year.

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €30,000 a year
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# Budget 2018

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €30,000 a year

Oct 10th 2017, 4:17 PM 41,187 Views 37 Comments

All in all, there haven’t been any major changes to what people will be taking home.

Trump announces sweeping plans to move US corporate tax rate closer to Ireland's
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# Cunning Plan

Trump announces sweeping plans to move US corporate tax rate closer to Ireland's

Sep 28th 2017, 7:29 AM 24,420 Views 115 Comments

The plans will lower the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%.

Budget 2018: 'There is a strong argument for increasing taxes in the budget'
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# Opinion

Budget 2018: 'There is a strong argument for increasing taxes in the budget'

Sep 21st 2017, 7:00 AM 11,470 Views 95 Comments

Taxes and social contributions in Ireland are, on a per capita basis, lower than in every other high-income country, writes Tom McDonnell.

FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world?
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# Money Money Money

FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world?

Sep 20th 2017, 9:00 PM 26,699 Views 56 Comments

There’s a lot of chat about what’s taken from our pay by Revenue at the moment – here are some facts.

EU ministers are trying to make Facebook and Google pay more tax
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# Like And Share

EU ministers are trying to make Facebook and Google pay more tax

Sep 16th 2017, 12:08 PM 5,774 Views 28 Comments

At least 10 ministers have called for it.

Varadkar says he wants a sugar tax introduced next year
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# Fine Gael Think-In

Varadkar says he wants a sugar tax introduced next year

Sep 15th 2017, 4:58 PM 15,234 Views 130 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is a long-term supporter of the tax.

One month out from the Budget, what can we expect?
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# Income Tax

One month out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Sep 13th 2017, 7:00 AM 26,101 Views 97 Comments

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

A Mullingar boutique owner has been handed a €3m bill for unpaid taxes
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# Tax Bills

A Mullingar boutique owner has been handed a €3m bill for unpaid taxes

Sep 12th 2017, 7:00 PM 52,683 Views 32 Comments

The woman reached the biggest settlement on the latest tax defaulters list.

Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending
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# Let's Get Fiscal

Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending

Sep 5th 2017, 7:58 AM 6,069 Views 37 Comments

The council said any additional initiatives should be funded by tax increases or a re-allocation of spending.

Poll: Is Ireland's tax exemption for artists worth the money?
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# Your Say

Poll: Is Ireland's tax exemption for artists worth the money?

Aug 27th 2017, 10:18 AM 28,151 Views 64 Comments

The government is said to be considering the future of the scheme.

Ireland's horse racing body wants an increase in betting taxes - with punters footing the bill
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# Sports

Ireland's horse racing body wants an increase in betting taxes - with punters footing the bill

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 10,083 Views 42 Comments

Horse Racing Ireland wants to see an increase in the rate of betting duty and commission on gross profits.

Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill
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# Hold Me Tender

Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill

Jul 25th 2017, 6:01 AM 37,367 Views 48 Comments

The State is appealing the bill but will still need to collect the money first.

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD
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# Brexit Tax

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD

Jul 19th 2017, 2:48 PM 17,679 Views 115 Comments

Pearse Doherty said there will be big tax implications if the customs union ends.

No plans to legislate against loophole that allowed 200 people to try avoid paying €500 million in tax
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# Revenue Commissioners

No plans to legislate against loophole that allowed 200 people to try avoid paying €500 million in tax

Jul 15th 2017, 7:40 AM 35,156 Views 32 Comments

The Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told the Dáil that there are no plans to legislate as the case was dealt with successfully.

Mayweather hoping McGregor fight can ease financial woes
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# Taxing

Mayweather hoping McGregor fight can ease financial woes

Jul 11th 2017, 9:47 AM 15,393 Views 22 Comments

The 40-year-old pocketed a mammoth $220 million for his May 2015 bout with Manny Pacquiao.

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour
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# It All Adds Up

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour

Jul 5th 2017, 6:20 AM 20,786 Views 37 Comments

The current housing crisis has been the main driver of the increased wage rate.

Cryptocurrencies: 'Lack of regulation means investors can make a lot of money fast'
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Cryptocurrencies: 'Lack of regulation means investors can make a lot of money fast'

Jul 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 21,926 Views 40 Comments

There’s nothing cryptic about your cryptocurrency tax obligations though, writes Barry Flanagan.

Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'
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# Job Vacancy

Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'

Jun 29th 2017, 3:53 PM 14,537 Views 54 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he is taking this into account as Budget 2018 prep gets underway.

A bust waste firm and a well-known PR agency are on the latest tax defaulters list
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# Revenue

A bust waste firm and a well-known PR agency are on the latest tax defaulters list

Jun 27th 2017, 6:10 PM 37,806 Views 7 Comments

The firm behind Insights Consultants agreed a settlement with the tax man.