Budget 2021: Extra €50m for Covid-hit live entertainment sector
- October 13, 2020, 15:52
Major efforts have been made in the budget by the Government to save the State’s struggling arts, following months of lockdown that now threaten the f(...)
The budget is one of the great set-pieces of Irish parliamentary life. Over the decades there have been plenty of memorable occasions. They have inclu(...)
Budget 2021: Capital gains tax lowered for some entrepreneurs
- October 13, 2020, 15:45
Entrepreneurs who sell all, or part of their businesses, should find it easier to access a lower rate of tax on any gains they make as part of the dis(...)
Government props up tourism with €336m VAT cut and closure compensation scheme
- October 13, 2020, 15:30
The coalition Government has moved to shore up the beleaguered tourism and hospitality industry by cutting its VAT rate from 13.5 per cent to 9 per ce(...)
Was the biggest budget in the history of the State also the most important?
- October 13, 2020, 14:59
Was the biggest budget in the history of the State also the most important? Historians will have to sort that one out. It could well turn out to be th(...)
Budget 2021: fuel prices rise and high-emission cars hit
- Transport & Tourism
- October 13, 2020, 14:21
An extra €1.51 for a tank of diesel and €1,000 on the price of the average new car are the major changes for motorists from Budget 2021. From midnigh(...)
Drivers and smokers to make up bulk of extra taxes
- October 13, 2020, 14:08
Drivers and smokers will contribute most of the €270 million that the Government hopes to raise from extra taxes announced in Budget 2021. A carbon (...)
Have your say on Budget 2021: What was in it for you?
- October 13, 2020, 13:10
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath are announcing the details of Budget 2021 in the D(...)
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