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Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems
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Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems

Jan 14th 2016, 3:23 PM 28,329 Views 126 Comments

The party has been accused of backtracking on an election pledge before we’ve even voted.

Can we really just abolish the USC?
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Can we really just abolish the USC?

Oct 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,087 Views 75 Comments

If re-elected Micheal Noonan has committed the government to phasing out USC as resources allow. Can it be done?

An awful lot of you want USC abolished altogether
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An awful lot of you want USC abolished altogether

Oct 7th 2015, 8:00 PM 19,297 Views 108 Comments

No surprises there, but how many say we should keep it?

Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence
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# Flat Tax

Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence

Oct 5th 2015, 1:12 PM 31,556 Views 178 Comments

The party has proposed the introduction of a flat rate of 23% on all income.

Enda reveals plan to cut USC and here's how it could affect your wages
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Enda reveals plan to cut USC and here's how it could affect your wages

Apr 29th 2015, 1:43 PM 37,693 Views 142 Comments

The Taoiseach said the 7 per cent rate of USC will be cut in Budget 2016.

Joan and Enda want to cut your taxes.. but they're not agreed on how to do it
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Joan and Enda want to cut your taxes.. but they're not agreed on how to do it

Dec 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,523 Views 50 Comments

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have been talking tax in recent days.

Ministers admit property tax letter confusion, but insist no one has to pay until 2014
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Ministers admit property tax letter confusion, but insist no one has to pay until 2014

Nov 3rd 2013, 1:05 PM 18,323 Views 88 Comments

Meanwhile, the Revenue Commissioners chairman is to be invited before the Oireachtas Finance Committee next week.

Here's how much extra tax the government expects to take next year
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Here's how much extra tax the government expects to take next year

Oct 27th 2013, 5:30 PM 15,617 Views 48 Comments

Michael Noonan will be a happy man if these targets are hit…

How does the government spend your taxes? This TD can tell you
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How does the government spend your taxes? This TD can tell you

Oct 11th 2013, 3:29 PM 20,609 Views 105 Comments

Or rather Eoghan Murphy’s tax transparency calculator can give you a good idea of what your hard-earned money is being spent on

Labour TDs hit out at 'stomach churning' approach to 'tax traitors'
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Labour TDs hit out at 'stomach churning' approach to 'tax traitors'

Jul 15th 2013, 5:28 PM 7,418 Views 32 Comments

A number of TDs from the junior coalition partner have hit out at a proposal for tax exiles to give money to charity in return for two extra months residency in the Irish state.

France wants to tax iPads and iPhones to fund the arts
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France wants to tax iPads and iPhones to fund the arts

May 14th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,413 Views 40 Comments

A report commissioned by the French government has suggested that a four per cent tax could be imposed on the sale of smartphones and tablets to fund artistic and creative ventures.

8 things we learned from Revenue's annual report
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8 things we learned from Revenue's annual report

Apr 24th 2013, 2:35 PM 9,018 Views 4 Comments

Nearly 100 million cigarettes, a million litres of fuel and nearly €50 million of drugs were seized by Revenue last year.

Taoiseach appoints Niall Cody as the new Revenue Commissioner
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Taoiseach appoints Niall Cody as the new Revenue Commissioner

Jan 31st 2012, 3:13 PM 4,093 Views 7 Comments

Cody succeeds the recently retired Michael O’Grady.

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American
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Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American

Jan 24th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,783 Views 21 Comments

One of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination for the US presidency has released his tax returns and they make for interesting reading…

China gives dissident artist Ai WeiWei a €1.7m tax bill
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China gives dissident artist Ai WeiWei a €1.7m tax bill

Nov 1st 2011, 12:17 PM 261 Views 0 Comments

Chinese artists and vocal rights activist Ai WeiWei has been ordered to pay €1.7 million in alleged back taxes – a move he says is an attempt to silence him.