Wednesday July 15, 2020

Tax returns may be rocketing, but we need a new plan

A disproportionate amount of our revenue comes from large companies – and that just can’t last, given the radical OECD changes coming down the track

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
17th November, 2019
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: the government must act quickly to widen the tax base PA

The Revenue Commissioner’s online filing system for self-assessed taxpayers caused a bit of panic when it went down last week just as tens of thousands of people were due to file their annual returns.

Perhaps the more interesting returns will be by large companies which are also obliged to make their corporation tax payments. At the Oireachtas finance committee hearing on the finance bill last week, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe seemed to...

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