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#The Budget

# the-budget - Saturday 1 January, 2022

These are the changes from Budget 2022 that kick in today
# Budget Changes
# Budget Changes

These are the changes from Budget 2022 that kick in today

Jan 1st 2022, 6:30 AM 103,188 Views 57 Comments

Many changes from Budget 2022 come into effect this month.

# the-budget - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

'Over 25s have sex': Criticism of decision to limit free contraception scheme to young women
# The Budget
# The Budget

'Over 25s have sex': Criticism of decision to limit free contraception scheme to young women

Oct 12th 2021, 9:32 PM 28,561 Views 45 Comments

The roll out of free contraception to women aged between 17 and 25 was announced today.

As it happened: Budget 2022 revealed as govt pledges to 'restore, repair and recover'
Live Oct 12th 2021, 5:12 PM

As it happened: Budget 2022 revealed as govt pledges to 'restore, repair and recover'

# the-budget - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Which Budget changes kick in from tomorrow?
# Looking Forwad
# Looking Forwad

Which Budget changes kick in from tomorrow?

Dec 31st 2020, 6:00 AM 41,417 Views 10 Comments

Many changes for Budget 2021 kick in next month.

# the-budget - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?
# In Your Pocket
# In Your Pocket

Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?

Oct 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,878 Views 65 Comments

A number of changes have already kicked in since yesterday’s announcement.

# the-budget - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Third-level students: €50 million fund created to help students switch to online learning
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Third-level students: €50 million fund created to help students switch to online learning

Oct 13th 2020, 3:25 PM 18,859 Views 10 Comments

SUSI grant to be increased for post-graduate students.

Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances
# Budget Day
# Budget Day

Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances

Oct 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 19,009 Views 3 Comments

How has Covid hit the State coffers so far?

# the-budget - Monday 12 October, 2020

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners

Oct 12th 2020, 9:15 AM 20,176 Views 82 Comments

The Budget will be delivered by ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath.

# the-budget - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Which Budget changes kick in today?
# The Budget
# The Budget

Which Budget changes kick in today?

Jan 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 106,011 Views 116 Comments

Many of the changes for Budget 2020 kick in today, and here’s how it will affect you.

# the-budget - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

As it happened: Paschal Donohoe unveils 'absolutely no surprises' Budget 2020
Live Oct 8th 2019, 5:00 PM

As it happened: Paschal Donohoe unveils 'absolutely no surprises' Budget 2020

# the-budget - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Budget 2019: Here are the main points you need to know
# The Budget
# The Budget

Budget 2019: Here are the main points you need to know

Oct 9th 2018, 2:20 PM 137,341 Views 138 Comments

How will today’s announcements affect you?

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?

Oct 9th 2018, 10:24 AM 36,558 Views 102 Comments

Industry figures say it could lead to job losses in the sector.

# the-budget - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Budget 2017: New measures to tackle tax evasion, in direct response to Panama Papers
# The Budget
# The Budget

Budget 2017: New measures to tackle tax evasion, in direct response to Panama Papers

Oct 11th 2016, 1:59 PM 5,682 Views 7 Comments

Michael Noonan also announced 50 new jobs at the Revenue Commissioners.

# the-budget - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Who is Ireland's 'squeezed middle' and why is Budget 2017 all about pleasing them?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Who is Ireland's 'squeezed middle' and why is Budget 2017 all about pleasing them?

Oct 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 40,834 Views 58 Comments

Budget 2017 will be announced on Tuesday.

# the-budget - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

More details of Budget emerge as Noonan briefs ministers
# Two Weeks Out
# Two Weeks Out

More details of Budget emerge as Noonan briefs ministers

Sep 27th 2016, 8:20 PM 36,834 Views 100 Comments

Meanwhile, opposition TDs have slammed reports that a tax break for returning emigrants is being considered.

# the-budget - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Can we really just abolish the USC?
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Can we really just abolish the USC?

Oct 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,150 Views 75 Comments

If re-elected Micheal Noonan has committed the government to phasing out USC as resources allow. Can it be done?

# the-budget - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

The Morning After: Here's what the papers made of Budget 2016
# The Budget
# The Budget

The Morning After: Here's what the papers made of Budget 2016

Oct 14th 2015, 8:23 AM 20,816 Views 66 Comments

‘The Coppers Couple’ will do well out of this year’s package, according to the Times.

# the-budget - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

What the Budget means to someone earning around €30,000
# Middle Earners
# Middle Earners

What the Budget means to someone earning around €30,000

Oct 13th 2015, 9:05 PM 47,845 Views 37 Comments

How does this change things for you?

# the-budget - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

An awful lot of you want USC abolished altogether
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

An awful lot of you want USC abolished altogether

Oct 7th 2015, 8:00 PM 19,314 Views 108 Comments

No surprises there, but how many say we should keep it?

# the-budget - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Micheál Martin doesn't like that Noonan and Howlin tweeted about their ties yesterday...
# All Tied Up
# All Tied Up

Micheál Martin doesn't like that Noonan and Howlin tweeted about their ties yesterday...

Oct 15th 2014, 12:31 PM 11,848 Views 24 Comments

… and didn’t listen to opposition speakers’ response to the Budget announcement

# the-budget - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

15 of the best Twitter reactions to today's Budget
# The Budget
From The Daily Edge
# The Budget

15 of the best Twitter reactions to today's Budget

Oct 14th 2014, 10:06 PM 6,468 Views 0 Comments

No increase on wine, woo!

# the-budget - Monday 13 October, 2014

With 24 hours to go, here's what we know about the Budget so far...
# The Final Countdown
# The Final Countdown

With 24 hours to go, here's what we know about the Budget so far...

Oct 13th 2014, 12:55 PM 18,792 Views 54 Comments

The leaks are flowing now…

State of the Nation: Is the government listening to the public's anger over water charges?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Is the government listening to the public's anger over water charges?

Oct 13th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,608 Views 97 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# the-budget - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here are three Budget ideas that can solve a social problem, spur the economy, and save money
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Here are three Budget ideas that can solve a social problem, spur the economy, and save money

Oct 12th 2014, 9:00 PM 29,392 Views 38 Comments

Dr Daragh McGreal has been crunching numbers and formulating policies for months. Here are a few of them…

# the-budget - Thursday 9 October, 2014

The government says they'll cut our taxes in the Budget, but how are they going to do it?
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

The government says they'll cut our taxes in the Budget, but how are they going to do it?

Oct 9th 2014, 3:07 PM 11,833 Views 45 Comments

We don’t know anything definitive yet, but plenty of hints have been dropped about easing the tax burden on Middle Ireland.

# the-budget - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

The Socialists think they could raise €3.3 billion by taxing millionaires
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

The Socialists think they could raise €3.3 billion by taxing millionaires

Oct 8th 2014, 2:59 PM 12,772 Views 135 Comments

The Socialist Party, or the Anti-Austerity Alliance as they’re calling themselves, launched their budget proposals today.

Sinn Féin wants to abolish water charges, property tax and JobBridge
# Shinnernomics
# Shinnernomics

Sinn Féin wants to abolish water charges, property tax and JobBridge

Oct 8th 2014, 11:02 AM 12,539 Views 243 Comments

The party has announced its pre-Budget proposals this morning.

# the-budget - Monday 6 October, 2014

Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far

Oct 6th 2014, 10:18 AM 18,989 Views 43 Comments

With just over a week to go, we’re getting excited.

# the-budget - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

'I wouldn’t dare do such a thing': After Enda's scolding, Leo isn't talking about the Budget this week
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

'I wouldn’t dare do such a thing': After Enda's scolding, Leo isn't talking about the Budget this week

Sep 16th 2014, 4:30 PM 8,439 Views 7 Comments

The Health Minister was remaining tight-lipped about the Budget this morning.

# the-budget - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines
# Budget Battle
# Budget Battle

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines

Aug 27th 2014, 2:46 PM 7,873 Views 79 Comments

Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.

# the-budget - Friday 6 June, 2014

Have your say: TDs and Senators want to know what you want in Budget 2015
# Get Your Calculators Out
# Get Your Calculators Out

Have your say: TDs and Senators want to know what you want in Budget 2015

Jun 6th 2014, 11:07 AM 6,348 Views 113 Comments

The Oireachtas Finance Committee is inviting written submission on Budget 2015.

# the-budget - Friday 16 May, 2014

Noonan: Fianna Fáil like people who plant a time-bomb and want others to change the timing
# Universal Social Charge
# Universal Social Charge

Noonan: Fianna Fáil like people who plant a time-bomb and want others to change the timing

May 16th 2014, 1:41 PM 9,963 Views 78 Comments

The Finance Minister has sought to downplay suggestions that thousands of taxpayers face a hike in USC next year.

# the-budget - Thursday 15 May, 2014

The next Budget will be in 152 days
# The Countdown Begins
# The Countdown Begins

The next Budget will be in 152 days

May 15th 2014, 9:40 AM 7,750 Views 40 Comments

The Budget is the Budget,” Michael Noonan confirmed in that unique way of his today.

# the-budget - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Howlin: 'I wish this government hadn't come in when our economy was broken'
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Howlin: 'I wish this government hadn't come in when our economy was broken'

Oct 22nd 2013, 11:03 AM 9,801 Views 111 Comments

Meanwhile, the Tánaiste has said that the Budget cuts announced last week stand.

# the-budget - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Cigarettes and lots of debt: 7 things in Budget 2014 that you may have missed
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Cigarettes and lots of debt: 7 things in Budget 2014 that you may have missed

Oct 16th 2013, 9:30 PM 17,167 Views 27 Comments

We’ve read the Budget documents so you don’t have to…

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it

Oct 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,840 Views 32 Comments

The alliance of Fine Gael rebels will not be taking a collective stance on the Budget but have already sharply criticised some measures being introduced by the government.

Analysis: Pre-Budget leaks made for anti-climactic affair inside and outside Leinster House
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Analysis: Pre-Budget leaks made for anti-climactic affair inside and outside Leinster House

Oct 16th 2013, 1:00 AM 4,346 Views 15 Comments

By the time Noonan and Howlin got on their feet we already knew about the worst of Budget 2014.

# the-budget - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

'We don’t want to incur any reputational damage': Noonan on 'stateless' companies crackdown
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

'We don’t want to incur any reputational damage': Noonan on 'stateless' companies crackdown

Oct 15th 2013, 8:51 PM 4,015 Views 12 Comments

And on our beloved corporation tax, the Minister said: “That’s our business, it can’t be imposed on us, and we’re gonna keep it at 12.5 per cent.”

Government doesn't expect to lose any TDs over the Budget
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Government doesn't expect to lose any TDs over the Budget

Oct 15th 2013, 10:32 AM 2,763 Views 18 Comments

Two Labour TDs voted against the party on the Budget last year and the year before.

Taoiseach on the Budget: 'There are some tough decisions in there'
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Taoiseach on the Budget: 'There are some tough decisions in there'

Oct 15th 2013, 9:56 AM 3,698 Views 38 Comments

The Cabinet is due to finalise the Budget at a meeting at midday today.

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