Economic Context for HR Managers
06/05/2017 - Ibec's Economic Context for Wage Negotiations provides an overview of the most recent macroeconomic and labour market trends. It will be of interest to companies preparing budgets or embarking on wage negotiations.
Ibec Priorities for Budget 2017
14/06/2016 - Budget 2017 must deliver a major overhaul of our business and personal tax offering. We need to stay competitive and keep business costs under control.
Rethinking the Tax Debate
15/02/2016 - The policy debate on taxation of labour has thus far had a very narrow focus on the distributional impact of changes only. Reform needs to take a broader view based not only on equity but also economic efficiency.
Taxation of Entrepreneurs- priorities for the next Government
11/01/2016 - The improving economy will provide a real opportunity to strengthen the indigenous enterprise base through targeted measures. How we treat entrepreneurs through the tax system will play a central role in this.
Submission on the tax treatment of expenses of travel and subsistence for employees and office holders
24/08/2015 - Reform is needed in aspects of the taxation of expenses in order to reflect modern workplace practices and attract experienced NEDs for Irish companies
Ibec submission on the taxation of entrepeneurship
14/07/2015 - Te Irish tax system, which today has very mixed signals for entrepreneurs, must transition toward one which reduces uncertainty about potential returns and therefore encourages entrepreneurs to take on the burden of risk.
Ibec submission on the Local Property Tax review
01/05/2015 - Government are currently reviewing the operation of the local property tax (LPT). Ibec argued for a smooting mechanism for house price increases, better local government and a 'town growth fund' from future surpluses.
Ibec submission on the Knowledge Development Box
14/04/2015 - A ‘best in class’ KDB if sufficiently workable and attractive has the opportunity to become a central part of our overall international tax offering and a key enabler for domestic firms in expanding their R&D activities in future years
Ibec submission to the Low Pay Commission on the national minimum wage
14/04/2015 - Ibec supports recognises that the national minimum wage should increase as economic circumstances improve. It is vital; however, that the NMW is appropriate and affordable while also taking into account changes in the cost of living.
Ibec Budget 2015 submission infographic
07/07/2014 - Read Ibec's priorities for business in the Budget 2015 submission infographic
Ibec Budget Submission 2015
07/07/2014 - In its Budget 2015 submission Ibec said the budget must focus on reducing tax rates and boosting investment across the economy.
Ibec submission on DOF tax consultations
12/05/2014 - Ibec recently made three submissions to the Dept of Finance on consultations on SARP (expat tax regime), the EIIS (old BES) and the Foreign Earnings (FED) deduction scheme.
Ibec submissions on DOF tax consultations
12/05/2014 - Ibec recently made submissions to the Dept of Finance on consultations on SARP (expat tax regime), the EIIS (old BES) and the Foreign Earnings (FED) deduction scheme.
Ibec submission to the DSP control and fraud initiative
10/03/2014 - Ibec address three key areas where the control and fraud initiative interacts with business interests: 1. Social welfare overpayment 2. The DSP and Employers 3. The role of technology and the private sector in control and fraud