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#budget 2019

# budget-2019 - Yesterday’s News

Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive

Parties are calling for a rent freeze of up to three years.

# budget-2019 - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Urgent buy up of empty houses needed, but vacant property tax not recommended

A report presented to government said a tax would not be an effective response to deal with the housing shortages.

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

Workers across all salary levels paying more tax than they did 10 years ago

The net pay of single income earners on €35,000 is down 3% or €964 compared to 2008.

# budget-2019 - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Most people want income tax cuts rather than increased spending in Budget 2019

Social welfare increases and a jump in the standard cut-off rate for income tax are expected.

# budget-2019 - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Poll: What is most important to you in the Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What is most important to you in the Budget?

It’s that time of year again.

Acting classes ruled out at FG think-in, but party to talk gender pay gap and Budget

Last year, Varadkar was heavily criticised for comments he made to this website insisting that Ireland has “one of the lowest levels of homelessness” .

# budget-2019 - Monday 3 September, 2018

'We tolerate different views': Micheál Martin says he would have 'no difficulty' meeting Donald Trump

The US President is set to visit Ireland as part of a trip to Europe to mark the end of World War I.

# budget-2019 - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'I didn't need that additional fear': Hospital debt collectors 'causing stress' to cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society has called for the abolition of inpatient fees in the next Budget.

# budget-2019 - Monday 6 August, 2018

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Speaking during his summer briefing with the media, Leo Varadkar outlined a number of measures being worked on for October’s Budget.

# budget-2019 - Saturday 4 August, 2018

VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep

Ross said big-profit hotels operating in Ireland are damaging the country’s tourism reputation.

# budget-2019 - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Minister promises to take 'significant' action in the next Budget to pull thousands of children out of poverty

The minister gave a strong indication there will not be a repeat of the €5 increase in social welfare payments in the next Budget.

# budget-2019 - Thursday 19 July, 2018

'No family should be living in a shed': Warning over plan to allow log cabins as a form of housing

Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin said landlords would take advantage of the law if it was changed.

# budget-2019 - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'

The Summer Economic Statement this year sets out the plans for next year’s Budget. And it’s all about cooling those jets in case Ireland overheats.

'It will deepen the crisis': Government warned of 'little or no scope' for tax cuts

Today the ESRI said any tax cuts should be balanced with increases in taxation elsewhere.

# budget-2019 - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Proposals to give parents a tax credit for directly employing childminders in their own home

Many people currently pay cash to their childminder, but this new measure would ensure these minders receive the benefits of any employee.