Archive for the category: ‘Statements’

Minister Donohoe launches Public Consultation on the OECD International Tax Proposals

20th July, 2021

On 1 July 2021, the OECD Inclusive Framework reached agreement but not unanimous consensus on key aspects of the two-pillar solution to address tax......

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Consumer Credit (Amendment) Bill 2021 will restrict rate charged by moneylenders, modernise the sector and better protect those in need of short-term money lending – Donohoe

19th July, 2021

The Government has approved the drafting of the Consumer Credit (Amendment) Bill 2021; the main purpose of which is to restrict the total cost......

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Minister Donohoe notes final GDP numbers for 2020 which confirm dual economic impact of pandemic

15th July, 2021

Final numbers show GDP grew by 5.9 per cent in 2020, a 2½ percentage point revision on first estimate. This exceptional growth was led......

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Government publishes the Summer Economic Statement

14th July, 2021

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe T.D., and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath T.D., today (Wednesday) published the Government’s Summer......

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President Donohoe to meet US Secretary of the Treasury, Janet Yellen in Brussels

12th July, 2021

President Donohoe chairs Eurogroup meeting to discuss the improving euro area economic situation At today’s (Monday) Eurogroup meeting, chaired by President of the Eurogroup......

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Minister Donohoe announces dates for 4th annual Climate Finance Week Ireland 2021

12th July, 2021

Investing in a net zero future – CFWI to take place from 11-15th Oct Climate Finance Week Ireland (CFWI), a key action under the......

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Minister Donohoe gains Cabinet approval to put Credit Review Office on a legislative footing

6th July, 2021

Scope of Office can be extended to include other regulated financial service providers, State Bodies and State-supported credit schemes   The Minister for Finance,......

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Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Firms) Bill 2021 to bring providers of hire purchase and PCPs under remit of the Central Bank – Donohoe

6th July, 2021

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, TD, today (Tuesday) welcomed publication of the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Retail Credit and Credit Servicing Firms) Bill......

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12 month Exchequer deficit of €12.3 billion to end-June: Tax receipts remain robust – Ministers Donohoe & McGrath

2nd July, 2021

  • Today’s Exchequer figures show that tax revenues in the first half of the year were €29.5 billion, €1.5billion, or over 5 per......

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Ireland broadly supports OECD Inclusive Framework Agreement on key aspects of new international tax rules with reservation – Donohoe

1st July, 2021

The OECD Inclusive Framework has today (Thursday) reached agreement but not unanimous consensus on the key aspects of the two-pillar solution to address tax......

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