Category: Taxation


VAT and local authorities

An tSaoi 23/01/2010

An Saoi: We were directed by Europe some time ago that VAT must be charged by Local Authorities on certain services such as parking, waste disposal …

Effective tax rates in Ireland

Proinnsias Breathnach 11/01/2010

Proinnsias Breathnach: I sent the following letter to the Irish Times in early December, but like my article on competitiveness, it failed to make it …

Budget 2010: landlords 1, SW recipients nil

16/12/2009

in 2010, the savings made by cutting Social Welfare will be almost exactly the same as the spend on tax breaks for landlords (SW saving = €809 …

Congress tax menu

07/12/2009

While a number of papers and submissions have been analyed in the media and elsewhere during the past few weeks, one paper seems to have escaped …

The economic crisis: some suggestions

Jim Stewart 06/12/2009

Jim Stewart: The economic crisis has revealed failures in many areas:- regulation, industrial policy, tax policy, corporate governance and planning. …

Tax Breaks

Nat O'Connor 04/12/2009

Nat O'Connor: TASC has estimated that tax breaks ('tax expenditure' to use the technical term) on personal income tax and corporation tax will cost …

Guest post by JJR: Shifting the tax burden from business to employees will not create jobs

JJR 26/11/2009

JJR: Fine Gael frontbenchers may not take their lead from the Obama administration, but when White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, said last year …

New report shows over €8 out of every €10 of pensions tax relief goes to top earners

Gerard Hughes 25/11/2009

Gerry Hughes: In a series of reports on our pension system, TASC and the TCD Pension Policy Research Group have argued that the tax relief on pension …

Likely tax yield in 2010

An tSaoi 14/11/2009

An Saoi: Earlier this year in April the Dept. of Finance estimated that the tax take for 2009 would be €34,400M. Now, just seven months later they …

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