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
House prices will rise 10% this year across the State and climb at even faster pace outside of Dublin, fuelled by the Government’s Help to Buy scheme and the Central Bank’s loosening of its mortgage lending controls, Davy Stockbrokers has predicted.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
Finance Minister Michael Noonan will announce one of the largest ever pre-election giveaway budgets tomorrow, because his measures will effectively amount to €3bn, double the amount the Coalition has long advertised, one of the country’s top economists has said.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
Unemployment may slip below 8% just ahead of the next general election, but the dramatic improvement is likely to stall because the huge numbers on Government activation programmes will likely keep the jobless rate at an elevated level, experts have warned.
Fri, 22 May, 2015