The Exchequer deficit, at end-October 2010 was €14.4 billion compared to €22.7billion at end-October 2009. The overall Exchequer position for the first ten months of the year means that the Budget Day targets remain valid.
- Tax receipts in the first ten months of the year amount to €24.7 billion.
- Corporation tax receipts are €238 million greater than anticipated.
- The year-on-year rate of decline in tax revenues now stands at 5.4%
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