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Total taxes collected in January and February came to €8.106bn, while the government’s non-tax revenues for the period were €1.36bn

The exchequer collected just more than €8.1 billion in taxes in the first two months of the year, an increase of €293 million or 3.7 per cent on the s(...)

Squeezed middle: are those likely to do best out of Budget 2019 the  middle-income earners? Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Can the so-called squeezed middle expect any significant “unsqueezing” in Budget 2019? Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has promised they will ben(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe  .Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government’s finances are on target for the first time this year, the latest exchequer returns reveal. The figures for May show the Government h(...)

European tax commissioner Pierre Moscovici and Greece’s finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos, at the Ecofin meeting in Brussels on Tuesday. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

A European Commission proposal to impose a special tax on the sales of big digital companies in the European Union threatens to hit Irish corporate ta(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: A recent study of our corporation tax code by economist Séamus Coffey has assured the Department of Finance that the current upswing could be relied upon until at least 2020.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Since 2015, there has been a “level shift” in corporate tax receipts flowing to the exchequer, with most of the increased revenue coming from a just h(...)

One south Dublin property earns more than €163,000 in rental income each year. Photograph: Bloomberg

A study of Airbnb data has found that one south Dublin property earns more than €163,000 in rental income annually from being listed on the site and t(...)

US president Donald Trump shows samples of the proposed new tax form. Tax proposals emanating from Brussels appear to carry much more danger for Ireland.

The latest tax plans from the US administration suggest one thing clearly. It is that the greatest threat to Ireland in terms of corporate tax changes(...)

The Government has collected just over €35bn  in taxes so far this year, €212m  less than expected. The below-par performance was again down to income tax, which came in 1.4% or €188m below profile. Photograph: Getty Images

Tax receipts for the first nine months of the year are still running behind target, suggesting Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will have little s(...)

US president Donald Trump is expected to give a broad outline of his tax plan in a speech in Missouri on Wednesday. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP Photo

Irish tax experts have played down the likely impact of US tax reform on Ireland, suggesting the measures currently on the table would not “materially(...)

The sale of more than 28 per cent of AIB early in July raised a total of €3.4 billion.

Selling 28 per cent of AIB helped boost State coffers by more than €2.5 billion, figures released on Wednesday show. The Republic’s exchequer had a (...)

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