Diesel laundering is costing the state around €160m a year, leading for calls to substitute a rebate system for the current use of green dye in subsidised agricultural diesel, The Sunday Business Post reports.
Two-fifths of people would reduce their pension contributions if tax reliefs are reduced, according to a survey carried out on behalf of pensions company Invesco.
“All animals are equal – but some are more equal than others”.
George Orwell’s famous truism springs readily to mind when reading the main news story in The Sunday Times, which reports the Taoiseach and some government ministers are still claiming the so-called ‘dual-abode allowance’ tax break reserved solely for senior politicians.
The Revenue owes around 70% of PAYE workers hundreds of millions of euro and would like to pay up but very few individuals ever come forward to claim it, according to The Sunday Business Post.
Ireland is one of the few EU countries that doesn’t tax visiting entertainers performing in Ireland – and now the Revenue has confirmed it simply isn’t worth doing so.