One-Parent Family Tax Credit Changes could mean €2,490 more Tax

Some parents could  end up paying as much as €2,490 more Income Tax per year. In Budget 2014 it was announced that the One-Parent Family Tax Credit is to be replaced with a new Single Person Child Carer ...
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Budget 2014 – Health Insurance Tax Relief Reduced

Budget 2014 cuts to tax relief on health insurance payments are expected to bring in an extra  €127 Million a year in income taxes - but it might just result in people opting for cheaper health insurance policies ...
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Budget 2014: Medical Cards to be Withdrawn for some over 70s

Over 70s used to get automatic medical cards until a means test was introduced by Fianna Fail a few yeas ago .  The means test threshold is currently €600 a week for a single person and €1200 a ...
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Invalidity Pension Cuts in Budget 2014

As promised by the government there were no cuts to core weekly benefit payments in Budget 2014 - but there were some decreases to Invalidity Pension hidden in the small print. These cuts will save the government €5 ...
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Budget 2014 – The Details

Confirmed Changes in Budget 2014: Medical Cards means test for over 70's : The income thresholds will be reduced from €600 a week to €500 a week for a single person, and reduced from €1,200 a week to ...
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Student Contribution Still Increasing to €2750 in 2014

Just because there was no mention of changes to third level fees in Budget 2014 - it doesn't mean thay won't  be going up. The government already had that covered in Budget 2013! In Budget 2013 they announced ...
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