Carbon Tax – How Much Does it Cost You?

A carbon tax is a tax on the use of fossil fuels such as oil, petrol, diesel, gas, coal and peat; anything that produces CO2 when it’s burned. In Ireland, prior to Budget 2020 the carbon tax was levied at €20 per tonne of CO2. It raises €400 million a year and adds about : […]
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Prescription Charges in Ireland

Medical Card holders in Ireland have to pay €1.50 per item on a prescription from Jan 2013 . (This is capped at €19.50 per month per family). People without Medical cards pay the retail price of all prescription items. There is a Drugs Payment Scheme in place which caps the maximum spend on prescriptions by […]
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