Thu, 02 Jul, 2020
Sun, 28 Jun, 2020
Tue, 07 Apr, 2020
A fuel distribution company has lost its challenge against a tax bill of over €1.3m from Revenue over its failure to keep proper records of sales of large volumes of marked diesel to a customer suspected of involvement in fuel laundering.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020
The idea of imposing a wealth tax on the richest Americans has elicited sharply divergent views across a spectrum of politicians, with President Donald Trump branding it socialist and progressive Democratic presidential contenders Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders prominently endorsing it.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
As the news from the eurozone continues to deteriorate, with the latest prognostications for the German economy looking particularly concerning, Irish economic data releases continue to paint a pretty positive picture of what is happening here.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
Why do we venerate the hoarding of money? Broadly, we regard hoarding as a bad thing. To call someone a hoarder is to imply psychological disturbance and a living space that needs a good clearout before it gets made into a cheap documentary. Unless you hoard money. Having too much of that is revered.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Last week the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) proposed breaking a taboo in international corporate taxation that countries only have a right to tax activities from companies that have a physical presence on their soil.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
The lifting of a scare over an unexpected shortfall in corporation tax revenues could pave the way for some sort of giveaway budget even as the gloom over a no-deal Brexit outcome deepens, a leading economist has said.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
An airline ticket tax and other carbon taxes, an increased betting tax, and setting a minimum rate of corporation tax, feature among the proposals of advocacy group Social Justice Ireland in its proposals for October’s budget.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has only €600m in additional tax cuts and spending increases - which may, at best, only allow him €300m in income tax cuts, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (Ifac) has said, in its first major report ahead of October’s budget.
Tue, 11 Jun, 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