Budget 2021

The 2021 Budget will come as the COVID crisis is still affecting the economy and also just before a possible No-Deal Brexit. Some of the expected spending plans might have to be put on hold and some extra revenue-raising measures will probably be needed. The July jobs stimulus already introduced several recovery measures – but […]
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Minimum Wage in 2020

On 1st February 2020 the national minimum wage in Ireland was increased to  €10.10 per hour from €9.80. Normally a minimum wage rise would take place from January 1st – but the Government decided to delay the date of implementation because of fears of a “no -deal” Brexit and the effect on the economy. From […]
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USC Rates in 2020

Summary of USC Rates in 2020 There were no adjustments announced to the Universal Social Charge (USC) in Budget 2020. But on January 10th 2020 it was announced by the Minister of Finance that there would be a small change to USC in 2020. In 2020 the USC threshold was raised in line with the […]
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