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#Budget 14

# budget-14 - All time

Shared parenting "penalised" as single parents receive 2014 tax credit certs
# One Parent Family
# One Parent Family

Shared parenting "penalised" as single parents receive 2014 tax credit certs

Jan 18th 2014, 10:45 AM 19,501 Views 96 Comments

Tax credits for single parents are now only available to one parent regardless of custody arrangements.

Apprentices to pay higher fees as budget cuts kick in
# Cuts
# Cuts

Apprentices to pay higher fees as budget cuts kick in

Jan 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 14,921 Views 73 Comments

The costs are associated with registration fees paid to the institutes of technology attended by those in SOLAS/FÁS programmes.

Bank levy will cost Bank of Ireland €40 million a year
# Bank Levy
# Bank Levy

Bank levy will cost Bank of Ireland €40 million a year

Nov 1st 2013, 4:53 PM 7,387 Views 22 Comments

The Government estimated that the levy would raise a total of €150 million for the exchequer each year from all Irish domestic banks.

Dáil passes Social Welfare Bill which implements Budget 2014 cuts
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Dáil passes Social Welfare Bill which implements Budget 2014 cuts

Oct 25th 2013, 9:51 PM 10,419 Views 88 Comments

The bill now goes to the Seanad the week after next.

Poll: Do you support the new standarised rate of maternity benefit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the new standarised rate of maternity benefit?

Oct 25th 2013, 9:36 AM 15,633 Views 74 Comments

Maternity benefit will be standarised at €230 per week for new claimants from January.

"I think it's a bit rich of Mícheál Martin"- James Reilly resists calls to resign
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

"I think it's a bit rich of Mícheál Martin"- James Reilly resists calls to resign

Oct 21st 2013, 7:39 PM 7,599 Views 70 Comments

Reilly has come under increased pressure about spending and savings figures within the Department of Health.

Damien Kiberd: Health is not just Angola, it’s the original Heart of Darkness
# Column
# Column

Damien Kiberd: Health is not just Angola, it’s the original Heart of Darkness

Oct 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 85 Views 40 Comments

What’s to become of the very sick who can’t afford insurance cover and who don’t qualify for medical cards? Does anyone – including Reilly – know?

Poll: Are you in favour of free GP care for under-5s?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in favour of free GP care for under-5s?

Oct 19th 2013, 12:36 PM 20,412 Views 180 Comments

It will take away a costly expense for parents – but the high cost has been criticised. What do you think?

Aaron McKenna: Giving free GP care for all children under 6 is reckless
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Giving free GP care for all children under 6 is reckless

Oct 19th 2013, 8:00 AM 259 Views 64 Comments

Not all families NEED help in sending their children to a GP – but the Government is ignoring that in a cynical ploy to curry favour with the electorate.

8 things we learned from Brian Hayes's Budget 2014 Q&A on Twitter
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

8 things we learned from Brian Hayes's Budget 2014 Q&A on Twitter

Oct 17th 2013, 4:57 PM 11,685 Views 38 Comments

… and a few questions the Minister didn’t want to answer…

Silent protest outside Dáil today over childrens' cochlear implants funding
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Silent protest outside Dáil today over childrens' cochlear implants funding

Oct 17th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,075 Views 13 Comments

Parents are calling on the Health Minister to allocate funding for bilateral cochlear implants for children.

Cigarettes and lots of debt: 7 things in Budget 2014 that you may have missed
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Cigarettes and lots of debt: 7 things in Budget 2014 that you may have missed

Oct 16th 2013, 9:30 PM 17,173 Views 27 Comments

We’ve read the Budget documents so you don’t have to…

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it

Oct 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,849 Views 32 Comments

The alliance of Fine Gael rebels will not be taking a collective stance on the Budget but have already sharply criticised some measures being introduced by the government.

With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers

Oct 16th 2013, 3:54 PM 12,963 Views 52 Comments

The airline says it wants to meet Irish airport bosses to discus growing its traffic in and out of Ireland by at least one million passengers a year from April 2014.

"Employers have to become part of the solution"- Joan Burton
# Youth Unemployment
# Youth Unemployment

"Employers have to become part of the solution"- Joan Burton

Oct 16th 2013, 12:30 PM 4,445 Views 45 Comments

Incentives she said will come into place from the beginning of 2014 to offer employers a rebate if they employ someone who has been unemployed for six-months or more.

Even the weather has the post-Budget blues
# Go Away Rain
# Go Away Rain

Even the weather has the post-Budget blues

Oct 16th 2013, 8:03 AM 10,622 Views 29 Comments

So much rain.

PICTURES: The winners and losers of Budget 2014
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

PICTURES: The winners and losers of Budget 2014

Oct 16th 2013, 7:20 AM 16,204 Views 87 Comments

Which category do you fall into this morning?

"Unjust and shameful": The insiders who WEREN'T happy with the Budget
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

"Unjust and shameful": The insiders who WEREN'T happy with the Budget

Oct 16th 2013, 6:35 AM 6,462 Views 32 Comments

We spoke to the insiders after the Budget announcement – and here’s what they told us.

"Positive","Welcome": The insiders who WERE happy with the Budget
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

"Positive","Welcome": The insiders who WERE happy with the Budget

Oct 16th 2013, 6:35 AM 3,114 Views 6 Comments

The insiders told TheJournal.ie how they felt about the Budget 2014 announcement.

Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission
# Budget 14
# Budget 14

Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission

Oct 16th 2013, 6:00 AM 6,161 Views 47 Comments

The price of wine is gone up by 50 cent, under yesterday’s Budget 214 announcement.

Analysis: Pre-Budget leaks made for anti-climactic affair inside and outside Leinster House
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Analysis: Pre-Budget leaks made for anti-climactic affair inside and outside Leinster House

Oct 16th 2013, 1:00 AM 4,352 Views 15 Comments

By the time Noonan and Howlin got on their feet we already knew about the worst of Budget 2014.

So, where does the tax on alcohol, tobacco and petrol go?
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

So, where does the tax on alcohol, tobacco and petrol go?

Oct 15th 2013, 10:39 PM 17,052 Views 36 Comments

Did you know that from midnight, your pint of beer will wipe 24 cent off the national debt?

One-parent families hit by Budget tax changes
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

One-parent families hit by Budget tax changes

Oct 15th 2013, 9:40 PM 24,045 Views 136 Comments

The One-Parent Family Tax Credit was previously available to parents who shared custody of a child but now only one parent will receive the credit.

25 good things that have happened since the last budget
# Positivity
From The Daily Edge
# Positivity

25 good things that have happened since the last budget

Oct 15th 2013, 9:30 PM 19,089 Views 13 Comments

No matter how grim things seem today, there are still good things ahead.

'We don’t want to incur any reputational damage': Noonan on 'stateless' companies crackdown
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

'We don’t want to incur any reputational damage': Noonan on 'stateless' companies crackdown

Oct 15th 2013, 8:51 PM 4,019 Views 12 Comments

And on our beloved corporation tax, the Minister said: “That’s our business, it can’t be imposed on us, and we’re gonna keep it at 12.5 per cent.”

How the World Reacted: Budget 2014
# Budget2014
# Budget2014

How the World Reacted: Budget 2014

Oct 15th 2013, 8:11 PM 16,352 Views 51 Comments

What’s the rest of the world saying about us?

Core payments were protected thanks to job creation - Burton
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Core payments were protected thanks to job creation - Burton

Oct 15th 2013, 7:15 PM 4,282 Views 35 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton says that her department is making cuts of €226 million, significantly less than the €440 million originally requested.

Here are the heartwarming and surprising things that make you all happy
# What Budget?
From The Daily Edge
# What Budget?

Here are the heartwarming and surprising things that make you all happy

Oct 15th 2013, 6:00 PM 17,428 Views 23 Comments

Children, dogs, Lego, ironing… check out the diverse results.

In numbers: Budget 2014
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

In numbers: Budget 2014

Oct 15th 2013, 6:00 PM 15,130 Views 39 Comments

Taxes, cuts and savings – here’s a numerical round-up of the key figures from Budget 2014.

Home renovation tax incentive will hurt 'tax dodging cowboys' - IGBC
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Home renovation tax incentive will hurt 'tax dodging cowboys' - IGBC

Oct 15th 2013, 4:39 PM 16,410 Views 60 Comments

New scheme means homeowners are less likely to use the shadow economy for building works according to construction groups including The Irish Green Building Council.

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget 2014 speech
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget 2014 speech

Oct 15th 2013, 4:18 PM 5,211 Views 18 Comments

Medical cards, GP care for children, a levy on banks and more…

The DailyEdge.ie Guide to blocking the budget
# Blockage
From The Daily Edge
# Blockage

The DailyEdge.ie Guide to blocking the budget

Oct 15th 2013, 4:00 PM 1,885 Views 1 Comment

Prefer to keep your head in the sand? We’re here to help

Telephone allowance, maternity benefit and medical cards hit hard in Budget
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Telephone allowance, maternity benefit and medical cards hit hard in Budget

Oct 15th 2013, 3:51 PM 18,566 Views 87 Comments

Brendan Howlin’s announcement of a review of all medical cards was greeted with jeers from members of the opposition parties.

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget 2014 speech
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget 2014 speech

Oct 15th 2013, 3:50 PM 7,634 Views 4 Comments

Did you miss the minister’s Budget 2014 announcement earlier? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Levy on banks of €150 million a year until 2016
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Levy on banks of €150 million a year until 2016

Oct 15th 2013, 3:49 PM 3,222 Views 23 Comments

Domestic banks will pay the levy totaling €150 million a year for the next three years with each bank to pay based on interest on thier deposits.

No increases in VAT or income tax next year
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

No increases in VAT or income tax next year

Oct 15th 2013, 3:24 PM 2,756 Views 13 Comments

Two-year income tax exemption for unemployed who set up business
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Two-year income tax exemption for unemployed who set up business

Oct 15th 2013, 3:16 PM 6,685 Views 43 Comments

The ‘Start Your Own Business Scheme’ will provide a two-year exception on income tax for self-employed people who have been unemployed for 15 months or more.

Noonan cracks down on 'stateless' companies registered in Ireland for tax
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Noonan cracks down on 'stateless' companies registered in Ireland for tax

Oct 15th 2013, 3:11 PM 5,579 Views 9 Comments

The Minister also reaffirmed the Government’s long-held commitment to not change the corporation tax rate.

Good news for airlines: Air Travel Tax to be scrapped next year
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Good news for airlines: Air Travel Tax to be scrapped next year

Oct 15th 2013, 3:03 PM 9,587 Views 23 Comments

The current rate of tax means airlines have to pay €3 for every passenger departing from an airport.

Michael Noonan's 13-second Instagram preview of the Budget
# All Kicking Off
# All Kicking Off

Michael Noonan's 13-second Instagram preview of the Budget

Oct 15th 2013, 2:27 PM 4,282 Views 7 Comments

Watch him reading an autocue in EXTREME CLOSE-UP.

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