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Budget met with mixed reaction

Changes to fuel duty and diesel regulations have been met with ambivalence among the motoring industry. The Autumn Budget introduces a Vehicle Excise Duty supplement applying to new diesel cars, with their First-Year Rate going up by one band. The duty, effective from April 1 2018, will not apply to next generation clean diesels, extending to those certified as meeting ...

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Tobacco sales could take tumble

 Retailers across Ireland could see further reductions to the sale of tobacco products after an increase in excise tax was introduced in October’s budget. The excise duty on a packet of 20 cigarettes is to increase by 50 cents, while roll your own tobacco will be hit with an additional 25 cent charge. The increase means a standard packet of ...

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