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Budget 2020 — All you need to know

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The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe presented his fourth Budget on Tuesday. As was well signalled, this Budget was framed against the backdrop of a potential no deal Brexit. Given the current reality of climate change, unsurprisingly climate related initiatives have featured prominently within the measures announced. The details announced also include certain tax increases, limited changes to personal tax, together with targeted measures for SMEs.

VAT on carbon tax is 'a tax upon a tax' warns Farrell

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Any hike in the current rate of carbon tax will attract VAT resulting in citizens paying 'a tax upon a tax', Sinn Féin Galway City East councillor Mairéad Farrell has warned.

Budget 2019 — The highlights

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The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe presented his third Budget on Tuesday against the backdrop of continuing improved economic performance. Budget 2019 sees the distribution of the benefits of the improving economic conditions, mostly in the form of increased Government spending. Some of the key expenditure areas highlighted by the Minister included social and affordable housing, health and childcare, education, Brexit and climate change. On the tax front, there was a mixture of tax increases and modest tax reductions.

Coal tax will create fuel black market

A local fuel supplier has warned that increasing carbon taxes is going to lead to a lucrative black market trade in coal.

Councillors want carbon tax postponed

Mullingar councillors are calling on the Government to delay the introduction of a carbon tax on solid fuel, due to come into effect in May.

Anxiety rises among elderly in the Midlands as Budget 2014 looms

Members of Active Retirement Ireland (ARI) in the Midlands region met in Tullamore this week to discuss the cumulative impact of austerity on the elderly to date and to raise these concerns with local representatives as Budget 2014 approaches. Many who are reliant on the State pension noted the erosion of its value due to additional taxes and rising prices. Accompanied by reduced entitlements and benefits, the elderly are at increasing risk of experiencing isolation, dependency, and deprivation. Members, in their submission, request the protection of the pension and the reversal of savage cuts made to the household benefit package introduced in Budget 2013.

Households face more expensive solid fuel this winter

A new solid fuel carbon tax will come into effect across the country in five days’ time on Wednesday May 1, when a new excise duty will be laid on solid fuels, such as coal and peat. The new duty which is being administered by the Revenue Commissioners will make those who first supply the fuel in the State responsible for collection; this will be either the wholesaler who brings in the fuel to Ireland, or the retailer who sources their own supply from outside the State.

Car industry hopes changed plate will change their luck

You may recall that a few months ago we were talking about possible changes to the Irish registration plate system. Those rumours look a bit more solid now and if the signals that the AA are getting are accurate next year’s registration plates will see the first change in format since 1987.

Car industry hopes changed plate will change their luck

You may recall that a few months ago we were talking about possible changes to the Irish registration plate system. Those rumours look a bit more solid now and if the signals that the AA are getting are accurate next year’s registration plates will see the first change in format since 1987.

Car industry hopes changed plate will change their luck

You may recall that a few months ago we were talking about possible changes to the Irish registration plate system. Those rumours look a bit more solid now and if the signals that the AA are getting are accurate next year’s registration plates will see the first change in format since 1987.

 

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