ATM Debit Card Stamp Duty Charges in Ireland

In the 2016 Budget ,  government stamp duty charges of 12c for ATM cash withdrawals were introduced from January 2016. This ATM stamp duty charge only applies to cards used by Irish residents. It is not  charged on cards used by tourists/visitors to Ireland with an address outside Ireland. This new Irish ATM charge came […]
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Home Renovation Incentive Scheme

The government’s Home Renovation Incentive (HRI)  came into operation on 25 October 2013 and originally was for homeowners and originally was planned to run until 31 December 2015. We wrote about the HRI Scheme previously  The scheme was  extended in December 2014 to cover all homes –  including those rented out by landlords. In Budget […]
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Budget 2017 – What Happened ?

Budget 2017  was announced  on October 11th 2016. Here is a summary of what happenend compared to what we forecast. If you are looking for details of the most recent Budget 2018 which will be announced in October 2017 go HERE. Check our page giving a more detailed Summary of Budget 2017 Details USC  Reductions:  […]
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IBEC and Budget 2017

Ibec represent many businesses and employers in Ireland – and they have a few suggestions about what should happen in Budget 2017 this coming October. They are especially concerned with the exit of Britain from the EU. Ibec’s Main points for Budget 2017 They say that the  Government should not deviate from plans for a […]
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Budget 2017 – The Process

Budget 2017 – Changes to the Process See our forecast changes for Budget 2017 Here There will be some changes to the Budget process and timetable this year for the 2017 Budget. In June 2016 we should see the publication of the Government’s Spring/Summer Economic Statement. This will be followed by  a  National Economic Dialogue […]
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