It’s clear from information sources ranging from the agri-taxation review to the CAP reform proposals that farmers are going to face significant external pressures from the EU, from our own government, and perhaps from consumers demanding sustainability, as Ireland struggles in meeting climate change targets.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2018
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
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
Lowering the cost of the Universal Social Charge by a percentage point for 1.28m taxpayers earning over €17,575 would cost the exchequer €364m, or over half of all the amount that Finance Minister Michael Noonan has indicated would be available for tax cuts in his pre-election budget next month.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
THE song should never have been a hit anywhere because its title was weird: ‘Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah’. (Translation: ‘Hello Mother, Hello Father’.) It should certainly never have been a hit in Ireland because the entire song was about something we didn’t have back in the 1960s: Summer camps.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
A broader consultation process regarding long-term tax deadlines for small businesses and self-assessed payers, and the removal of late filing penalties, have been called for, in light of the Government postponing — rather than scrapping — proposed changes to the pay-and-file deadlines.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
A WORK placement scheme for the unemployed, major reform of state employment services and a substantial loan guarantee scheme for SMEs feature prominently in a new job creation plan submitted to Government by employers’ representative body, IBEC.
Tue, 03 May, 2011