Carbon Tax on Solid Fuels

From this Wednesday May 1st 2013 there will be carbon tax charged on solid fuels such as coal , turf and peat briquettes. Carbon Tax on coal will be charged at the rate of €26.33 + VAT per tonne  (This rate is applicable to Coal, Anthracite, Smokeless Mixes, Ovoids, and Lignite). The carbon tax will […]
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Carbon Tax Intake for 2012

In 2012 it is estimated by the government that Carbon Tax will raise €370 million .  The VAT charged on top of the Carbon Tax will raise another 39 million Euro . Breakdown of Carbon Tax 2012 estimates  (Millions €) ————           Carbon Tax          VAT Auto Diesel                130.63       3.00 Petrol         […]
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Budget 2012 – €3.8 Billion of Savings

A few days later than expected – as mentioned in our Budget 2012 Timetable  – the Finance Minister yesterday  unveiled the government’s  medium-term fiscal statement setting out the headline adjustments that will be made between 2012 and 2015. The 2012  Budget will now  include €3.8 Billion of savings – with  €2.2 billion in spending cuts […]
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