DIRT decreased to 37% from Jan 1st 2018

The government charge a tax on the interest you receive on savings. This tax is known as  Deposit Interest Retention Tax or DIRT for short. Back in 2002 the rate of DIRT was 20%. It was then increased over the following years up to 41% in Jan 2014 in an attempt to try and encourage […]
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Christmas Bonus 2017 – Welfare and Pensions

This page was written about Christmas 2017.  You can find details of the Christmas Bonus in 2018 here. As announced in Budget 2018 – A 2017 Christmas Bonus will be paid out again this year to eligible welfare and state pension recipients . The 2017 bonus of 85% will be paid to the majority of […]
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