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Press Release: Pillar outlines key budget policies to net €215m in revenue and limit environmentally damaging practices

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May 31st, 2017 Immediate Release Leading environmental organisation outlines three key budget policies to net €215m in revenue and limit environmentally damaging practices. Taxing environmentally damaging practices and giving the money back through investment should be a key initiative of Budget 2018, Ireland’s largest environmental organisation told the Budget Oversight Committee today. Speaking in front of the Committee at a …

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Budget Submission 2016

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This submission recommends ways of broadening the tax base and using the limited financial resources in a way that focuses on long term sustainability, whilst creating employment and stimulating the economy in the short term. Broadening the tax base can also reduce the complexity of the tax system, compliance costs and the costs of tax collection. In making this submission …

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Budget Submission 2015

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This submission recommends ways of broadening the tax base and using the limited financial resources in a way that focuses on long term sustainability, whilst creating employment and stimulating the economy in the short term. In making this submission to the Government it recognises that the public are still reeling from the shock of the economic and fiscal crises.  However it …

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Carbon Tax will lead to improvements in quality of life

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The Environmental Pillar of social partnership has welcomed the introduction of a carbon tax in the budget. In its pre-budget submission it had called for a shift from taxes on income to “progressive and just” taxes on consumption of natural resources. The provision for the fuel poor and vulnerable was also welcomed. Its position is backed by the OECD which …

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Budget must not jeopardize the environment

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Social Partners, the Environmental Pillar, say that the hard economic decisions to be taken in the December budget must only be taken when they have been placed in their environmental context. In its pre-budget submission to the Minister of Finance it has offered solutions which allow the government to act sensibly in the context of a fully operational National Sustainable …

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