In what is hopefully the last austerity Budget required to exit the EU / IMF bailout programme at the end of 2013, there was a real focus on creating jobs and growth in the domestic economy whilst protecting our reputation from an international tax perspective. While there was a well-signalled reduction in the overall fiscal adjustment required in 2014 down from €3.1bn to €2.5bn, the Minister was still required to achieve an increase in tax revenues of €1.2bn to fund both the deficit target and the jobs initiative, with €700m coming from new measures and €500m from measures already announced in the 2013 Budget. Read more in our Budget 2014 alert.
Use our tax calculator to help you calculate how Budget 2014 will impact you, and compare this with your current position.
EY Economic Eye Summer Forecast 2014
Our Economic Eye Summer Forecast shows unemployment falling across the island, improved consumer and business confidence, rising house prices and stock markets, and stronger inward investment.
Tax Matters 2014
Updated to reflect Finance (No.2) Act 2013, Tax Matters provides a comprehensive overview of the Irish taxation system. Areas covered include personal taxes, pensions and capital taxes, local property tax, corporation tax and indirect taxes. Also included is a directory of our Tax Services Contacts.
2014 Global tax policy outlook
This guide summarises countries’ tax policy outlook for 2014. Use the map or the menu to see the guide’s information for a country.
Cloud taxation issues and impacts
Technology companies’ ever-evolving and increasingly borderless cloud-based business models have set off a scramble among companies and governments to understand cloud taxation issues and impacts.
UK Budget 2014
George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has delivered his 2014 Budget. Review our tax panel’s Budget analysis and commentary.