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#USC

# usc - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning around €100,000

Changes to the Universal Social Charge and entry point levels mean savings of nearly €300.

What will Budget 2019 mean for those earning around €50,000?

There will be some modest savings for earners next year.

# usc - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €20,000

Thanks to changes to the Universal Social Charge, there will be some modest savings next year.

# usc - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Two days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

# usc - Friday 6 October, 2017

Fianna Fáil on Budget 2018: Tax cuts will be 'modest' while social welfare increases 'won't be miserly'

Budget talks are going down to the wire between the two parties this weekend.

# usc - Monday 2 October, 2017

California police say no sign of active shooter on college campus despite reports USC

California police say no sign of active shooter on college campus despite reports

Staff at the University of Southern California had received reports of gunfire on campus.

# usc - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Poll: Do you think Budget 2018 should cut USC or increase income tax bands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Budget 2018 should cut USC or increase income tax bands?

A political row is heating up over what should be done about the USC.

# usc - Monday 18 September, 2017

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC

Fianna Fáil’s Micheal Martin said the confidence and supply agreement is clear that there must be reductions in the USC.

# usc - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

One month out from the Budget, what can we expect?

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

# usc - Monday 4 September, 2017

From The42 USC's blind long snapper gives us the first great highlight of the college football season The Snapper

# usc - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Sinn Féin accuses Fine Gael of 'populist policy' as it retracts promise to abolish USC

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe yesterday announced plans to merge USC and PRSI.

# usc - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour

The current housing crisis has been the main driver of the increased wage rate.

# usc - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Student stabs college professor to death in 'personal dispute'

The student was arrested.

# usc - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'I don't want to see that happen': Risk of row backs on garda resources without Lansdowne, says minister

Minister Paschal Donohoe is holding the line that the Lansdowne Road Agreement is the only show in town.

# usc - Saturday 15 October, 2016

# usc - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €40,000

What does the budget mean for you?

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €100,000

Has it been a good or bad day for you?

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €20,000

Has the budget changed things for you?

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €30,000

How does this change things for you?

Confirmed: USC will be cut

The cuts in the tax mean that people earning €35,000 a year will save €175.

As it happened: Budget 2017 tried to give a little bit to everyone (but not everyone is happy)

Here’s everything to know about Budget 2017.

# usc - Monday 10 October, 2016

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?

After much speculation, tomorrow is D-Day.

# usc - Saturday 8 October, 2016

# usc - Friday 7 October, 2016

7 big questions about the Budget, answered by an expert

We spoke to KBC economist Austin Hughes about how the upcoming Budget will affect you day to day.

# usc - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Here’s how much it would cost to get rid of the USC for incomes under €100,000

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said taxpayers are getting a cut in the USC.

# usc - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Here's how much your tax goes up as your wages increase

Workers here often pay more in tax than those in other European countries.

# usc - Monday 12 September, 2016

# usc - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Scrapping the USC could lead to an increase in property tax... of 600%

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty this morning described the alternative options to USC revealed via Freedom of Information as “shocking”.

# usc - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Talks with independents end for the night - without any agreement

They will meet again tomorrow morning.

# usc - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Joan Burton defends Labour TD pictured with Gerry Hutch

The Labour leader was speaking at the launch of the party’s latest ad campaign.

# usc - Monday 8 February, 2016

Another hole has been poked in Fine Gael's numbers

We’re heading back into the fiscal space…

# usc - Saturday 30 January, 2016

# usc - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems

The party has been accused of backtracking on an election pledge before we’ve even voted.

# usc - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil says it's ready to govern again and has big plans for USC

Party finance spokesperson Michael McGrath also insisted it would not be going into coalition with Sinn Féin.

# usc - Thursday 31 December, 2015

# usc - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Enda Kenny is looking stateside and fancies copying their low tax rates

He’s promising tax cuts but the opposition is screaming “auction politics”.

# usc - Thursday 26 November, 2015

# usc - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Here is how much the reduced rate of USC will be worth to Enda and Co next year

The government is expecting USC to bring in around €4 billion.

# usc - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Why Fine Gael is NOT a party of the elite

Fianna Fáil’s efforts to paint Fine Gael as a party of the elite are fatally undermined by this week’s budget, according to junior minister Damien English.

# usc - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Enda says the "savage" USC will be abolished*

*If he’s still Taoiseach.

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