USC Rates in 2021

USC Rates in 2021

Summary of USC Rates in 2021 There was a very small adjustment announced to the Universal Social Charge (USC) in Budget 2021. In 2021 the USC threshold will be raised in line with the increase to the minimum ...
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Prescription Charges in Ireland

In Budget 2020 it was announced that from July 2020, the prescription charges in Ireland would be changing.This change was delayed for some reason - but was finally implemented on November 1st 2020. There is a 50 cent ...
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Budget 2021: A Summary

The 2021 Budget was announced at 1pm Tuesday 13th October 2020. A summary of the main items that will directly affect people's income or outgoings is given below .Updated October 16th 9 am Summary of Budget 2021 Income ...
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Carbon Tax in Ireland - How Much Is It ?

Carbon Tax in Ireland – How Much Is It ?

A carbon tax is a tax on the use of fossil fuels such as oil, petrol, diesel, gas, coal and peat. Budget 2021 announced an increase to Carbon Tax of €7.50 a tonne from €26 to €33.50 a ...
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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 ...
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Social Welfare Increases January 2020

There weren't too many increases to Social Welfare in Budget 2020 - but most of the increases that were announced will be taking place this month. (January 2020). Details of Social Welfare Increases in January 2020 Jobseeker’s Allowance ...
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