Social Welfare Increases in Budget 2019

Welfare and Pension Increases in Budget 2019 (October 2018) For information about the October 2019 Budget  see Budget 2020 Details Social Welfare Benefits : All weekly rates of working age benefits are also due to increase by €5 a week in the week beginning  25th March 2019 . Jobseekeers Allowance was increased on 20th March […]
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Irish VAT Rates 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 started from January 1st 2019. The main change was the withdrawal of the special 9% rate for most tourism related activites – […]
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Christmas Bonus Payment 2018 : Pensions and Welfare

This article is a year old. Find out about the 2019 Christmas Bonus Payments Here 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. (Note: The Christmas bonus should not be confused with the annual  “double […]
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