Tagged with: property tax


Let's see rationales behind Budget decisions

Tom McDonnell 29/11/2011

Tom McDonnell: When Minister Noonan stands up in the Dáil next Tuesday it would be helpful if the tax measures he is introducing were accompanied by a set of documents explaining the rationale for each choice being made. What will be the impact on growth and employment? What about the impact on the most vulnerable in society? What other measures …



Property Tax (Capital v Income)

Nat O'Connor 19/07/2010

Nat O'Connor: The Minister for Finance has rightly pointed out that any property tax - a tax on capital - must still be paid out of income (Irish …

Property taxes and economic growth

Tom McDonnell 01/06/2010

Tom McDonnell: Nat O’Connor’ post on this blog on May 18th provided an excellent overview of the debate on property tax. Another important aspect …

Property Tax

Nat O'Connor 18/05/2010

Nat O'Connor: The Taoiseach has been talking about the introduction of property tax (Irish Independent, Irish Times). A part of this is tax on …

Wealthy Germans Call for Wealth Tax

Nat O'Connor 30/10/2009

Nat O'Connor: The BBC reports that "A group of rich Germans has launched a petition calling for the government to make wealthy people pay higher …

Read the fine print

Michael Taft 08/09/2009

Michael Taft: There will be any number of posts and articles on different aspects of the Commission on Taxation Report. Here I’d like to address …

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