Someone needs to call ‘foul’ over flat-rate expenses fiasco
Revenue has a difficult job to do, which it generally does well and without any need for interference. But this latest move is unfair, and the government’s hands are tied
The Irish tax system is full of shortcuts. It has to be, otherwise nothing would work because the rules are so complicated.
The PAYE system itself is a form of shortcut. Instead of asking individual employees to declare and account for tax on the income they earn every year, the employer is asked to do it on their behalf instead.
The good news last week that over 2.3 million people are now in employment in...
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