Thursday October 29, 2020

Donohoe is urged not to cull flat rate expenses relief

Sinn Féin’s Doherty warns that changes to the system ‘should not take place in the middle of a pandemic’

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

27th September, 2020
The Business Post understands that the Revenue is now awaiting a decision by Donohoe in the budget on whether there will be any legislative change to the regime

Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Finance, is coming under pressure not to scrap a workplace tax relief for teachers, nurses and shopworkers in the forthcoming budget.

The Revenue Commissioners have been advocating the ending of the current “flat rate” expenses system for many PAYE workers for the past two years, but it postponed making any changes until January next year.

The Business Post understands that the Revenue is now awaiting a decision by...

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