Saturday January 25, 2020

Revenue must support businesses in paying their way

Employers collected €31.6 billion under PAYE for 2019, but no one talks about the increasing costs for companies of tax compliance

12th January, 2020
The headcount at Revenue has increased in the last twelve months. Picture: Feargal Ward

It has been a week for job announcements, with both Enterprise Ireland and the IDA releasing their results for 2019.

It was apparently full steam ahead for the IDA, which supports foreign direct investment into Ireland, but somewhat less so for Enterprise Ireland, which supports Irish exporters and which had somewhat muted results.

Alongside these announcements of what the private sector does best when it’s creating jobs, the headline results of the Revenue Commissioners for 2019...

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