Christmas Bonus Payment 2018 : Pensions and Welfare

As confirmed in Budget 2019  – A Christmas Bonus of 100% will be paid in the first week of December 2018 to pensioners and long term welfare recipients. Payment of the annual Christmas Bonus  will be made to about 1.3 million people. (About 900,000 recipients and an estimated 400,000 dependents). Last year (2017) – the […]
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Irish VAT Changes in 2019

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax charged on the sale of most goods and  services in Ireland. There were some changes to VAT rates  announced in Budget 2019 – and these changes will start from January 1st 2019. The main change was the withdrawal of the special 9% rate for most tourism related activites […]
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Budget 2019 – The Details

Budget 2019 was  announced at 1pm  Tuesday October 9th 2018  . This is a summary of the measures that will have a direct affect on people’s income and expenditure. Taxes Income Tax : Some small cuts to Income Tax were made in Budget 2019. The income threshold at which the 40% income tax rate kicks […]
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