Written answers

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Department of Finance

Ministerial Meetings

Photo of Frank FeighanFrank Feighan (Sligo-Leitrim, Fine Gael)
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63. To ask the Minister for Finance if concerns (details supplied) will be investigated; if there will be greater assistance in areas such as VAT and employer’s PRSI; and if he will meet with an organisation to discuss these issues. [5646/20]

Photo of Paschal DonohoePaschal Donohoe (Dublin Central, Fine Gael)
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The Government is fully aware of the unprecedented impact that the coronavirus is having on business and people’s livelihoods. In this regard a range of measures have been introduced to provide income support to those who need it while also giving confidence to employers to retain the link with employees so that when this crisis passes - and it will pass – our people can get back to work as quickly and seamlessly as possible.  

In addition to current support measures, my officials are examining a range of possible measures to ensure that the economy is in a position to recover rapidly while maintaining a stable tax base.

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