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# prsi - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Labour chair still hoping Budget cut to child benefit can be reversed
# Child Benefit
# Child Benefit

Labour chair still hoping Budget cut to child benefit can be reversed

Dec 9th 2012, 12:59 PM 5,557 Views 99 Comments

“I think it is and it has to be,” Labour TD Colm Keaveney said when asked whether child benefit was still up for negotiation in the Budget.

# prsi - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers

Dec 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,785 Views 10 Comments

How many houses will have to pay the ‘mansion tax’? And who could find that Budget 2013 has been generous to them?

# prsi - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Noonan defends PRSI increases as 'best value taxpayers can get'
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Noonan defends PRSI increases as 'best value taxpayers can get'

Dec 6th 2012, 12:42 PM 5,935 Views 41 Comments

Michael Noonan says paying €5.08 extra a week for a guaranteed pension is “the best value anyone will ever get”.

Counting the pennies: where your tax money will go in 2013
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Counting the pennies: where your tax money will go in 2013

Dec 6th 2012, 10:03 AM 9,585 Views 49 Comments

The government’s going to spend €69 billion in total next year. So where does the average taxpayer’s money go?

# prsi - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

PSRI changes will hit employees by €264.16 per year
# Social Insurance
# Social Insurance

PSRI changes will hit employees by €264.16 per year

Dec 5th 2012, 3:37 PM 15,729 Views 62 Comments

The Budget will see the abolition of the PRSI-free allowance, meaning all employee income is hit at 4 per cent.

Burton asks for extra €685 million in social protection funding... for 2012
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Burton asks for extra €685 million in social protection funding... for 2012

Dec 5th 2012, 11:41 AM 4,577 Views 18 Comments

On the day of Budget 2013, Joan Burton asks an Oireachtas committee to approve a 5.1 per cent increase for 2012.

# prsi - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?

Dec 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,056 Views 21 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# prsi - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Four days to go, here is the speculation so far
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Four days to go, here is the speculation so far

Dec 1st 2012, 8:45 AM 11,807 Views 82 Comments

The Budget is days away and though there has been fewer leaks than last year there’s plenty of speculation. This is what we can expect on Wednesday… definitely, maybe.

# prsi - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist - because of cost
# Open Wide
# Open Wide

Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist - because of cost

Nov 29th 2012, 7:53 AM 6,098 Views 45 Comments

One dentist has warned that we may be returning to the days of extractions and dentures.

# prsi - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Column: We should be supporting our jobless thousands, not punishing them
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We should be supporting our jobless thousands, not punishing them

Nov 18th 2012, 8:15 AM 44 Views 87 Comments

Our focus should be making Ireland the best small country in the world to be unemployed, says Tom Boland.

# prsi - Friday 16 November, 2012

Statutory sick pay 'could threaten 42 per cent of businesses' - IBEC
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Statutory sick pay 'could threaten 42 per cent of businesses' - IBEC

Nov 16th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,203 Views 23 Comments

The employers’ group publishes a survey saying almost half of all firms believe paying sick employees could affect their sustainability.

# prsi - Monday 22 October, 2012

IBEC demands 'pro-jobs Budget' as forecast for 2013 is lowered
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

IBEC demands 'pro-jobs Budget' as forecast for 2013 is lowered

Oct 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 3,206 Views 29 Comments

The business group says plans to increase PRSI or make employers cover sick will hamper job creation.

# prsi - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Sinn Féin launches its jobs plan
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin launches its jobs plan

Oct 11th 2012, 3:49 PM 7,368 Views 136 Comments

The party says it has identified €13 billion which can be sourced to create jobs, improve competitiveness and increase productivity.

# prsi - Sunday 16 September, 2012

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect

Sep 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 10,054 Views 54 Comments

The Budget, property tax, abortion, bank debt, Luke Ming Flanagan’s t-shirts and James Reilly’s statements – some of what we can expect as the Dáil returns this week.

# prsi - Friday 24 August, 2012

Reform to self-employed PRSI contributions could be "too expensive"
# Self-employed
# Self-employed

Reform to self-employed PRSI contributions could be "too expensive"

Aug 24th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,566 Views 20 Comments

Despite earlier promises that PRSI contributions for self-employed people would be reformed, the Department of Social Protection says it would have “significant financial implications”.

# prsi - Monday 2 July, 2012

Budget 2013: The speculation so far
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: The speculation so far

Jul 2nd 2012, 1:15 PM 7,893 Views 52 Comments

Lots of speculation but no firm indication of what lies ahead this December. We round up what measures have been in the news and speculated on so far.

# prsi - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Column: 'Self-employed people need a safety net too'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Self-employed people need a safety net too'

May 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 31 Views 43 Comments

Patricia Callan of the Small Firms Association says in order to encourage entrepreneurs, self-employed people should get as much protection as their employees if a business fails.

# prsi - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Airport and rent inspectors will be used to combat welfare fraud
# Fraud
# Fraud

Airport and rent inspectors will be used to combat welfare fraud

Apr 5th 2012, 2:07 PM 11,915 Views 109 Comments

Welfare fraud inspectors will be deployed to all entry and exit points to the country.

# prsi - Friday 2 March, 2012

Exchequer figures show deficit and tax revenue rise
# Exchequer Statement
# Exchequer Statement

Exchequer figures show deficit and tax revenue rise

Mar 2nd 2012, 5:50 PM 2,674 Views 27 Comments

The deficit rose slightly in the first two months of this year when compared to figures for the same period in 2011.

# prsi - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Looking for a refund of the PRSI overcharge? Check the rules first
# Health Contribution
# Health Contribution

Looking for a refund of the PRSI overcharge? Check the rules first

Feb 2nd 2012, 10:13 AM 9,683 Views 3 Comments

The Department of Social Protection has handed back over €10 million so far to taxpayers who were overcharged – but now it’s getting swamped with enquiries.

# prsi - Monday 30 January, 2012

More than €10million collected in PRSI overcharge
# Tax
# Tax

More than €10million collected in PRSI overcharge

Jan 30th 2012, 9:08 PM 6,465 Views 24 Comments

Thousands of people were due an average refund of €385 each after paying a health levy they were not liable for.

# prsi - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?

Dec 7th 2011, 8:09 AM 4,958 Views 13 Comments

We have a quick look at the measures approved by the Dáil last night, and check which ones have come into effect already.

# prsi - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Readers' panel: Small business owner
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Readers' panel: Small business owner

Dec 6th 2011, 9:53 PM 1,802 Views 5 Comments

Con Traas owns a small business in south Tipperary and is concerned about the effect of the rise in VAT rate.

# prsi - Monday 5 December, 2011

Number of PRSI payments to qualify for widow's pension trebled
# Pensions
# Pensions

Number of PRSI payments to qualify for widow's pension trebled

Dec 5th 2011, 4:56 PM 2,385 Views 2 Comments

The govt is increasing the qualifying number of PRSI payments for a Widow(er)’s and the Surviving Civil Partner’s contributory pensions from 156 to 520.

# prsi - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Money from 'sugar tax' should go to dental schemes, say dentists
# Dentists
# Dentists

Money from 'sugar tax' should go to dental schemes, say dentists

Nov 10th 2011, 7:15 AM 559 Views 6 Comments

Irish Dental Association also highlights the fact that the HSE post of Chief Dental Officer has been lying idle for TEN years.

# prsi - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Government accused of hoarding pension levy to skew exchequer figures
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Government accused of hoarding pension levy to skew exchequer figures

Oct 5th 2011, 2:35 PM 411 Views 11 Comments

Michael McGrath says the government’s pension levy isn’t being used on job creation – but the government disagrees.

# prsi - Monday 18 July, 2011

Column: The ‘jobs initiative’ is wasting millions of euro
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The ‘jobs initiative’ is wasting millions of euro

Jul 18th 2011, 6:58 PM 33 Views 24 Comments

The Government’s €473million programme gives out money to companies whether they create jobs or not. If we weren’t broke before we will be soon, writes economist Michael Taft.

# prsi - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Revenue audit and investigations yields taxes and penalties of over €100m
# Named And Shamed
# Named And Shamed

Revenue audit and investigations yields taxes and penalties of over €100m

Mar 9th 2011, 11:06 AM 789 Views 0 Comments

A concrete manufacturing firm made a settlement of over €7.5m as those who avoided tax were named and shamed by the Revenue Commissioners yesterday.

# prsi - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

Budget 2011: Bumper payday for self-employed high earners
# Budget11
# Budget11

Budget 2011: Bumper payday for self-employed high earners

Dec 8th 2010, 6:14 PM 2,192 Views 0 Comments

Self-employed single people earning over €200,150 a year will be better off in 2011, thanks to generous reform of the PRSI system.

# prsi - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Budget 2011 brings over 300,000 back into the tax net
# Budget11
# Budget11

Budget 2011 brings over 300,000 back into the tax net

Dec 7th 2010, 6:29 PM 8,732 Views 0 Comments

What will it mean for you? Here’s our guide to all the hidden nasties in today’s Budget.

# prsi - Friday 13 August, 2010

Unions call for fairness in PRSI changes

Unions call for fairness in PRSI changes

Aug 13th 2010, 8:46 PM 251 Views 0 Comments

Unions welcome proposals of increased PRSI contributions, with certain provisions.