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

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

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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‘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 for information on current accounts, savings accounts, loans, mortgages, insurance, credit cards, student accounts and a series of handy calculators.

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