Budget deficit forecast just inside bailout target
on 12/10/2013 08:53:42
In a document published today, the Department of Finance are forecasting that it will collect tax revenues of €37.8bn this year, €125m below its target.
For 2014, the department expects to collect total taxes of €40bn.
Government spending on public services will fall to €50.4bn in 2014, from an estimated €51.2bn this year.