DIRT decreased to 37% from Jan 1st 2018

The government charge a tax on the interest you receive on savings. This tax is known as  Deposit Interest Retention Tax or DIRT for short. Back in 2002 the rate of DIRT was 20%. It was then increased over the following years up to 41% in Jan 2014 in an attempt to try and encourage […]
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Income Tax and VAT Revenues

Data from the Irish Exchequer shows that  €7½ billion in tax revenue was collected in the first quarter of 2011. This is €270 million or 3.7% higher than the the first quarter of 2010 – but it is €136 million or 1.8% lower than what was forecast.  Most of the shortfall (125 million) was from  […]
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