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#Jobs Budget

# jobs-budget - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

FoI documents reveal government's split over pensions levy

Documents released to Fianna Fáil show Labour’s concerns that the levy on private pensions could force some schemes to wind up.

# jobs-budget - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Noonan didn't consult with Pensions Board before confirming levy

The finance minister confirms the Pensions Board was not formally consulted over the move to fund the jobs initiative.

# jobs-budget - Monday 9 May, 2011

Jobs initiative will include €30 million for school projects

The projects for refurbishment and renovation of national and secondary schools will be funded by the department of education and the exchequer. The jobs initiative will be announced in full tomorrow.

# jobs-budget - Friday 6 May, 2011

Government may levy private pensions to pay for jobs budget

The Irish Association of Pension Funds says a new levy on private pensions would be tantamount to a ‘stealth tax’.

# jobs-budget - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Government to centralise borrower data under revised EU-IMF deal

The Department of Finance’s draft memorandum of understanding also includes renewed plans to sell €73bn of bank assets.

# jobs-budget - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Details of jobs initiative emerge but government 'has no idea how many jobs it will create'

Reports in today’s Sunday papers give more details about next month’s planned jobs initiative but there are doubts about how many jobs it will create.