Budget 2021

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Minister for  Finance  Paschal Donohoe (right) and Minister for Public Expenditure  Michael McGrath outside Government Buildings in Dublin before outlining details of Budget 2021.  Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

It may seem that the world almost came to a stop in 2020, but the pace of change in the international tax landscape certainly has not. Change seems to(...)

The now-closed Bernard Shaw on Richmond Street: The things that emerged from the last recession – independent venues, studios, small and scrappy creative spaces – were literally bulldozed.  Photograph: Tom Honan

It goes to show the extent of the crisis we are living in that landmark budget announcements came and went with a whimper. Opposition parties flounder(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath.  Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Low-income families will benefit most from measures outlined in Budget 2021 earlier this week, according to the Economic and Social Research Institute(...)

 Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin: deserves credit.   Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland

Anecdotally, there appears to be widespread confusion among the public as to the reasoning behind the Budget 2021 cut in tourism’s VAT rate to 9 per c(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe (right) and Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath outside Government Buildings in Dublin on Tuesday, budget day. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

This week’s budget provided a huge “stimulus” to the economy of over €6 billion in additional expenditure, almost 2 per cent of GDP. However, the Depa(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe during a photocall at Government Buildings prior to the announcement of Budget 2021.  Photograph:   Julien Behal

This week’s budget saw plans for an unprecedented hike in Government spending. The total package was close to €18 billion, including the roll-forward (...)

Mart staff herd sheep from an auction ring at Macroom, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Maybe it’s due to Covid-19, or maybe it’s just a sign of a changing Ireland, but the days when Irish people studied the budget forensically for every (...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. The striking thing about their spending plans was that they went far beyond a range of measures designed to protect people from the fallout from Covid-19. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

The biggest spending splurge in the history of the State has the capacity to reset Irish politics if the array of measures to protect livelihoods from(...)

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan also called for clarity on the help-to-buy scheme which had cost €310 million since July 2016. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

No proper explanation has been given for almost €1 billion going to landlords for private rental accommodation, a Government TD has said. Chairwoman (...)

Ireland’s national debt at the end of next year is expected to be almost €240 billion. Image: iStock

Ireland’s national debt at the end of next year is expected to be almost €240 billion, according to the latest forecasts in the budget, following two (...)

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