Brian Keegan: Sunak’s tax hikes should be watched in Ireland
The British Chancellor, faced with an economy that shrank last year by almost 10 per cent, has resorted to austerity-style measures in his attempt to stem the bleeding
When Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson were campaigning for the Brexit vote, did they have it in their script that the first post-Brexit British budget would raise business taxes?
Business tax hikes don’t seem to gel with their vision of a promised land, free from EU shackles. To be fair, neither they nor their political opponents foresaw the impact of a pandemic coinciding with Brexit. Nor for that matter could anyone have envisaged how effective...
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‘Sin taxes’ to improve public health and wealth tax being actively considered
Professor Niamh Moloney, the chair of the Commission on Taxation and Welfare, has also said it will be looking at a wealth tax
Developers who undervalue vacant land face 30% penalty under new Revenue plan
The move will mean the vacant site tax bill on land worth €10 million would rise from €300,000 to €390,000 if the value of it was found to have been severely underestimated.
Accountancy and legal firms warned Donohoe about corporate tax reform
Accountants said FDI will be negatively affected by new global rules while lawyers said they could be unconstitutional
‘Offsetting measures’ needed to make up shortfall from shift away from 12.5% corporate tax rate
Ratings agency has warned of potential negative consequences of joining up to global tax overhaul