Wednesday February 26, 2020

Groups call for fuel rebates now

Industry groups have called on finance minister Brian Cowen to take immediate action to protect businesses from rising fuel prices.

3rd September, 2005

However, sources in the Department of Finance say there is almost no chance anything will be done before the budget in December.

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA) and the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) have both asked the government to introduce excise duty rebates. The ICMSA's plan would see a rebate to farmers on excise paid on agricultural diesel, while the IRHA wants Ireland's 16,000 hauliers to be able to claim back a...

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