Tax Strategy Group Papers - Budget 2018

Aug 08, 2017

The Tax Strategy Group (TSG) papers, prepared in advance of Budget 2018 and Finance Act 2017, were published recently.  The papers, prepared for the TSG, set out the various options for Budget 2018 and cover a range of tax and social protection issues as well as an update on a joint research programme between the Department of Finance and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) on The Macroeconomy and Taxation.

The following papers have been published on the Tax Policy Unit website:

  • Corporation Tax
  • Income Tax and Universal Social Charge
  • Tax and Fiscal Treatment of Landlords
  • Pay Related Social Insurance – Budget 2018 Issues
  • Social Protection Package – Budget 2018 Issues
  • Selected VAT Issues
  • General Excise
  • Energy and Environmental Taxes
  • Brexit Taxation Issues
  • Joint Research Programme on The Macroeconomy and Taxation
  • Capital and Savings Taxes
  • Capital Taxes - Stamp Duty
  • Tax Expenditures Review

The TSG is an interdepartmental committee chaired by the Department of Finance, with membership comprising senior officials and advisors from the Departments of Finance, Taoiseach, Enterprise Trade and Employment, Social Community and Family Affairs and the Revenue Commissioners.