Month: September 2017

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Ireland v the rest of the world: Do we pay too much tax?

Interesting article in Irish Times on 26th September 2017

With the budget fast approaching, tax cuts are on everyone’s minds. But is it time for a wider analysis of our tax system?

It’s not something we’re inclined to do. Typically, each year the focus is on helping whoever is in power to stay there by offering some form of sweetener to voters on budget day, be that a cut in taxes or an increase in welfare payments.

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Budget 2018….further details emerging

Budget 2018 – what we know so far…

Irish Times 05 Sept 2017

It is now five weeks until budget day, when Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will walk into Leinster House with a briefcase to deliver for the first time his pronouncements on how much of our pay cheque we get to keep.

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