Tuesday December 1, 2020

Record tax take demands bravery

Last week, the government revealed remarkable growth in tax revenues over the first half of this year.

8th July, 2006

Last week, the government revealed remarkable growth in tax revenues over the first half of this year. By year’s end, tax revenue is expected to be €2 billion ahead of projections made at the start of the year.

The extraordinary boom in construction and the continued rise of house prices have delivered astonishing increases of 53 per cent in returns from stamp duty and 133 per cent in capital gains taxes.

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