Christmas Bonus 2019 for Pensioners and Welfare Claimants

Budget 2020 on October 8th confirmed that a Christmas Bonus of 100% will be paid again this year. The Christmas bonus will be paid out to eligible people, along with their normal weekly payments, between December 2nd 2019 and December 6th 2019. Payment of the annual Christmas Bonus will be made to about 1.3 million […]
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Budget 2020 in Ireland

Budget 2020 October 8th 2019. This is what was announced in Budget 2020 Social Welfare and Pensions : Jobseeker’s Allowance for people aged 25 will increase by €45.20 a week from €157.80 to €203 (from January 2020). Jobseeker’s Allowance for people aged under 25 will increase by €90.30 from €112.70 to €203, if they are […]
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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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