Tax Policy

The Tax Policy Unit within the Fiscal Policy Division of the Department of Finance is responsible for the development of efficient and effective taxation policies which support and promote the Government’s economic, social and environmental objectives through the publication of an annual Budget and Finance Act.


Latest Documents

20 November 2013 The Minister for Finance, Mr Michael Noonan TD, invites interested parties to make submissions regarding a proposed reform of the Office of the Appeal Commissioners. You can view the consultation document here.
4 November 2013 Ireland signed a Double Taxation Agreement with Thailand on Monday 4th November 2013. You can read the press release here.
22 October 2013 In February 2013 the Minister for Finance, Mr Michael Noonan, T.D., invited interested parties to make submissions as part of the department’s review of the R&D Tax Credit. The submissions received can be accessed here. The Crowe Horwath Final Report to the Department of Finance in respect of a Survey of R&D Active Companies and the Department of Finance Review of Ireland’s Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit 2013 can be accessed here.
15 October 2013 The Minister for Finance Mr. Michael Noonan T.D. delivered Budget 2014 today. You can find all the information relating to the Budget including the Ministers speech here.
11 October 2013 Consultation on Pay and File Dates

The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, T.D., has initiated a consultation process on the revision to the income tax pay and file dates necessitated by the adoption of the “Two-Pack” and the move to an October Budget Day

Click here to download the consultation document and please note that all responses should reach the Department of Finance no later than Friday, 8th November 2013.

If you are looking for information on personal taxes and allowances, you will find all the information you require on the Revenue Commissioners website.
All previous Budgets can be viewed on the dedicated Budget Website.

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