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Stories that are tagged 'Budgets'

Irish Finance Department Moots Options For USC Reform

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Ireland's Finance Department has published a paper on policy options for reform of the Universal Social Charge, which include a possible merger with Pay Related Social Insurance. Read Full Story


Ireland To Review USC Phase Out On Year-By-Year Basis

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Irish Government will make decisions on the phasing out of the Universal Social Charge on a year-by-year basis, according to the Minister of State for Financial Services, Eoghan Murphy. Read Full Story


UK Commits To Improving Tax Industry, Taxpayer Engagement

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, January 20, 2017

Financial Secretary to the Treasury Jane Ellison has said she aims to increase transparency surrounding HM Revenue and Customs's performance, saying its customer service "hasn't always been good enough." Read Full Story


Change Process For UK Tax Decisions, Says Report

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The UK Government must change the way it makes tax and budget decision to reduce taxpayer confusion, prevent costly errors, and avoid embarrassing u-turns, professional bodies have said in a report. Read Full Story


UK Lawmakers Urged To Heed Expert Tax Reform Advice

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, January 16, 2017

UK members of parliament should consult tax experts before scrutinizing finance bills and be "more rigorous" in examining new measures, according to Andrew Tyrie, the Chair of the House of Commons Treasury Committee. Read Full Story


Italian Corporate Tax Rate To Fall In New Budget

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, October 17, 2016

In a press conference on October 15, following approval by the Government of the draft Italian 2017 Budget, Premier Matteo Renzi announced that it contains the promised business tax cuts, and underlined that "tax burdens continue to go down." Read Full Story


Tax Bodies Advise On UK's New Tax Policy Direction

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, October 7, 2016

The Institute for Government, Institute for Fiscal Studies, and Chartered Institute of Taxation have released a wishlist for the new UK Chancellor. Read Full Story


UK CGT Cut Boosts Confidence

by Robert Lee,, London

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A new survey of business leaders by the Institute of Directors has revealed that investment in UK start-ups and growing businesses has become more attractive due to the changes to capital gains tax and Entrepreneurs' Relief announced in the March Budget. Read Full Story


Irish Revenue Explains Changes To EIIS Tax Incentive

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, October 19, 2015

The Irish Revenue has published an e-brief that explains the changes to the Employment and Investment Incentive announced in the 2015 and 2016 Budgets. Read Full Story


Ireland Slashes Taxes Again In New Budget

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan's 2016 Budget will reduce the marginal tax rate for middle-income earners to 49.5 percent and address disparities in the treatment of the self-employed and employees. Read Full Story




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