The exchequer received a major boost today ahead next month’s Budget (14th October) with the August revenue figures running €971m (or 4.1%) ahead of target. The better-than-expected performance comes on the back of strong performances in income tax and VAT, which reflect the improving health of the economy. 107 more words
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How can Californians shoot themselves in the foot while punching the ballot to take all firearms away from residents?
Not only are businesses scurrying to North Dakota, Idaho, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona to escape the excess taxes and ridiculous regulations that make them less competitive, the rational citizens who are willing to work are following those jobs. 409 more words
If France’s new economy minister, Emmanuel Macron (pictured above), is able to help the government close its budget deficit, it will be the achievement of a lifetime. 266 more words
In its latest economic outlook on Ireland, specialist bank Investec today offered a broadly upbeat picture for the next few years — stating unemployment will continue to fall, GDP will continue to rise, the country’s budget deficit will keep narrowing and consumer spending will gradually pick-up. 255 more words