Budget 2014 – Will the Austerity Continue?

The government will be publishing a  "stability programme update" this week,  which will outline the state of the economy and will provide the basis for setting the Budgets for 2014 and 2015. It will set out revenue and ...
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Budget 2014 Will Be Earlier than December

For the past 10 years the Budget day in Ireland has been in early December with most changes taking effect from January .  Retailers have been asking for it to be moved away from December because thay think ...
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Proposed Child Benefit Changes Will Involve Means Testing

The Child Benefit system in Ireland is going to be changing and the total amount spent on it will be reduced over the next few years. There has been talk in the past of taxing Child Benefit or ...
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Government expect ECB deal to reduce any Budget 2014 cuts.

Last week's rushed liquidation of IBRC and the reshuffling of Ireland's ECB debts should help reduce the need for cuts in spending and tax increases in the 2014 Budget.  Of course - nothing can be promised until the ...
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