Press Releases issued by the Department of Finance
The Bill provides for the reduction in the standard rate of income tax from 26% to 24% announced in the Budget. (This reduction to 24% also applies to the standard rate of Deposit Interest Retention Tax (DIRT), Professional Services Withholding Tax and to collective investment vehicles and life assurance funds.)
The Budget Statement of 3 December announced a number of restrictions on the capital allowances on buildings that an individual passive investor can claim against non-rental income.
The Minister for Finance, Mr Charlie McCreevy TD, published the 1998 Finance Bill today, 12 February 1998. The Minister pointed out that the Bill gives effect to Budget day tax changes and to other changes to tax law including the series of measures published by him on 22 January in the early list of Finance Bill proposals.
Finance Bill 1998 Second Stage Speech by the Minister for Finance. It gives effect to the Budget tax cuts - a Budget which cut tax rates for 1 million taxpayers by 2 percentage points, introduced a greater degree of effective tax equity by cutting back on tax shelters and gave a fillip to productive enterprise and endeavour.
Charlie Mc Creevy TD, Minister for Finance, met with representatives of the Irish League of Credit Unions last night (Monday 16th February 1998) to discuss the proposals on the taxation of Credit Unions in the Finance Bill, 1998.
Finance Bill 1998 Preliminary List
Statement by the Minister for Finance, Mr Charlie McCreevy TD Closure of Tax Loopholes Relating to Partnerships and Trading Losses.
Finance Bill 1998 - Seanad Eireann Second Stage Speech by the Minister for Finance, Mr Charlie McCreevy TD.
Speech by the Minister for Finance, Mr Charlie McCreevy, TD on moving the Financial Resolution in the Dáil on Stamp Duty Changes relating to the Housing Market. As all Deputies in the House will know, the rapid escalation in house prices over the past few years has had serious adverse implications for first-time buyers.
13.5.98 - Finance ( No. 2 ) Bill 1998 Second Stage Speech by the Minister for Finance, Mr Charlie McCreevy TD.
The Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Mr Martin Cullen TD, today announced the publication of the Investor Compensation Bill, 1998.
Welcome to the EMU section of the site. Here, you will find information and publications about the euro and also details on how EMU has progressed to this point.
Mr Charlie McCreevy TD, Minister for Finance today published the Economic and Monetary Union Bill, 1998.
31.8.98 - The Minister for Finance, Mr Charlie McCreevy TD, welcomed the findings of the survey on house prices recently carried out by the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV).
On the conversion rates between the euro and the currencies of the Member States adopting the euro.
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