Tue, 30 Jun, 2020
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe could tap hundreds of millions from surging tax receipts to fund giveaway measures in his budget next week — but much will still depend on the scale of potential health spending overruns for the rest of the year.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2019
Tax revenues continued to pour into the exchequer last month, easing the pressure on Paschal Donohoe even as a snap UK election and a crash-out Brexit could still undo his October budget plans, analysts said.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
Paschal Donohoe has nothing in his way to set “a generous” tax package in a possible pre-election budget in October despite the finance minister receiving a scare over disappointing corporate tax revenues last month, a leading economist has said.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
The exchequer brought in much less in Vat receipts than it anticipated in October, while corporation tax receipts surged as the Government, as it had anticipated, got the first of its huge windfalls made up of advance payments by multinationals.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2018
Boosted by domestic spending, the economy is continuing to grow strongly, CSO figures published yesterday suggest, despite the accounting procedures by multinationals distorting an in-depth understanding of what is really going in the Irish economy.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
A keynote Brexit speech by UK Prime Minister Theresa May is anxiously awaited amid expectations she will realise the worst fears of Irish business and Government and confirm that London is intent on striking a hard Brexit deal with Brussels.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
Wed, 28 Sep, 2016