Social Welfare and Pension Increases March 2018

Welfare and Pension Increases in Budget 2018 State Pensions will be increased by €5 a week in the week beginning 26th March 2018. There will be proportional increases for dependant adults and those on reduced rates. ( This ...
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How Much Will Your Take Home Pay Increase in 2018 ?

The USC and Income Tax cuts announced in Budget 2018 took effect from January 1st 2018 - But just how much will your Take Home Pay Increase in 2018 ? (See figures for 2019 Take Home Pay Here) ...
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USC Rates after Budget 2018

USC Rates after Budget 2018

Budget 2018 USC Reductions As expected there were some adjustments to the Universal Social Charge (USC) in Budget 2018 . These new reduced USC rates and bands apply from Jan 1st 2018 The 2.5% rate of USC will ...
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DIRT decreased to 37% from Jan 1st 2018

The government charge a tax on the interest you receive on savings. This tax is known as  Deposit Interest Retention Tax or DIRT for short. Back in 2002 the rate of DIRT was 20%. It was then increased ...
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€150 Income Tax Cut For Some – Budget 2018

Budget 2018 Changes to Income Tax As expected there were some small reductions to Income Tax in Budget 2018. From January 1st 2018 there will be an increase of €750 in the income tax standard rate band for ...
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Christmas Bonus 2017 – Welfare and Pensions

This page was written about Christmas 2017.  You can find details of the Christmas Bonus in 2018 here. As announced in Budget 2018 - A 2017 Christmas Bonus will be paid out again this year to eligible welfare ...
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