Vincent Browne: “Oh, dear God, I couldn’t get out, I COULDN’T GET OUT!  What happened to Joan Burton is nothing compared to that stuff in there.”    Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

We were only over the shock of the Tánaiste’s ordeal in Tallaght when news landed of yet another atrocity visited upon a defenceless citizen going abo(...)

The outgoing head of the Revenue Commissioners, Josephine Feehily, said the water charge is more a utility than a tax

The outgoing head of the Revenue Commissioners has said the collection of the water charges would not have been “a good fit” for the body.“It’s an ent(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has denied that the Government’s selection of the chair designate of the new Policing Authority followed a non-transparent process. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has denied that the Government’s selection of the chair designate of the new Policing Authority did not follow(...)

Josephine Feehily: her first task will be to assist in the selection of the next Garda commissioner, a post currently filled on a interim basis by Nóirín O’Sullivan. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has appointed the outgoing chairman of the Revenue Commissioners, Josephine Feehily, as the new chairwoman of the Policing Authority. (...)

 Josephine Feehily announced as the new Policing Authority chair. Pictured above at the launch of the Revenue Commissioners Annual Report  at Dublin Castle  today. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Government has appointed the outgoing chairman of the Revenue Commissioners Josephine Feehily as the new chairperson of the Policing Authority. Th(...)

Ministers for finance in Berlin yesterday at the signing of the international agreement on automated exchange of tax data. Photograph: Wolfgang Kumm/EPA

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said a new global agreement compelling banks to exchange information on foreign customers will strike an impor(...)

Josephine Feehily, chairman of the Revenue Commissioners, told staff yesterday she is to retire shortly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The search is on for a new head of the Revenue Commissioners after the current chairman Josephine Feehily informed staff yesterday that she is to reti(...)

Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Revenue will begin to contact the employers of homeowners who have not paid the household charge by the end of the month so they can deduct overdue p(...)

Local property tax was paid by 90% of homes but Revenue sent letters on household charge to 250,000. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /  The Irish Times

Some 90 per cent of householders have paid the property tax for this year, the Revenue Commissioners has said. A total of €319 million h(...)

Although the rate of Local Property Tax for any property valued below €1 million is 0.18 per cent of its value, homeowners with more expensive properties pay more. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Fifty-six people valued their homes above €5 million for the purposes of the property tax last year, making them liable for an annual tax bill of a(...)