We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Shutterstock/Syda Productions

Find out how Budget 2018 will affect you with TheJournal.ie's calculator

Here’s how your take-home pay, tax and spending will change.

EARLIER TODAY, THE Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe announced details of the Government’s Budget for 2018.

Cuts to the USC and a change in the higher tax band will leave many Irish earners with more money in their pocket, but for those wondering exactly what has changed, we’ve created TheJournal.ie‘s Budget 2018 tax calculator. You can check it out using the button below.

Have a question about what 2018′s planned cuts and increases mean for you? Tomorrow morning we’ll be chatting to KBC chief economist Austin Hughes live on Facebook at 11am, so be sure to post any queries you’d like answered in the comments below this article.

Want to ensure you’re prepared for the Budget no matter what’s announced today? Visit KBC.ie for information on current accounts, savings accounts, loans, mortgages, insurance, credit cards, student accounts and a series of handy calculators.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.

    Leave a commentcancel