USC Increases in Budget 2013

In the 2013 Budget the standard rates of USC - i.e 7% will apply to those aged 70 and over  of age and over and medical card holders (PAYE/self-employed income earners) earning €60,000 and above with effect from ...
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Will these IMF Suggested Cuts be in Budget 2013 ?

A recent report from the IMF  titled  "Ireland: Selected Issues"  made some observations and comments on "  Medium-Term Fiscal Consolidation in Ireland". There were a few suggestions in the report for possible cuts in spending - and it ...
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Latest Figures from MedicalCard.ie

Back in January we reported on the long delays in processing Medical Card applications and renewals. According to the HSE - these delays have now been sorted out and the backlog was cleared in April 2012.The HSE target ...
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Changes to Medical Card Renewals

There have been widespread reports of long delays in the renewal of expired medical cards in recent months.  To try and  speed up the renewal process it has now been announced that many medical card holders will have ...
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Medical Card Delays Causing Problems

There appear to be serious delays in the processing of applications for new medical cards and renewals of  expired medical cards. Some people are reporting delays of more than 3 months  - which can mean they may have ...
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Budget 2012 – Summary of Main Points

 Budget 2012 - Day One Main Points Budget Day Two Main Points Here Child Benefit reduced for 3rd and subsequent children - so that in 2 years time all children will receive €140 a month each - see ...
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