Tagged with: revenue


Who will pay the inevitable tax increases?

Nat O'Connor 10/05/2010

Nat O'Connor: As part of our analysis of the Finance Act 2010 we looked at the national finances. An Saoi has pointed out that tax revenue is more or less on target. But even if those targets are met, the size of the deficit makes tax reform essential. The primary role of the Finance Act is to make sure that the State's tax revenue is stable, …



Contractionary measures should fall on the revenue side

Tom McDonnell 27/04/2010

Tom McDonnell: Last week’s Eurostat figures officially confirmed that Ireland has the largest general government deficit as a percentage of GDP of …

Crucifixion Friday

An tSaoi 03/04/2010

An Saoi: The Irish title for Good Friday is Aoine an Chéasta or 'Crucifixion Friday'. I gather that the traditional method of crucifixion involved a …

How much is a Billion Euro in Irish terms?

Nat O'Connor 25/07/2009

Nat O'Connor: One of the effects of the financial crisis is that it is forcing us to deal with very big numbers. We now regularly hear or read about …

Cutting Off your Nose to Spite Your Face – Mc Carthy and the Revenue

An tSaoi 24/07/2009

An Saoi: The Revenue Commissioners get off lightly in McCarthy’s Report. It is suggested that savings of around €26M could be made. However as …

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