# budget 2016

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Here's how families will be affected by the Budget
People without jobs will get a €141 Christmas bonus
The minimum wage is going up to €9.15 per hour
How does Budget 2016 affect you? calculator will do the sums for you
Nama to build 80 new homes a week over next five years
IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech
That €5 you get charged for your ATM card is no more
You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs
PLAY: Budget Bingo 2016
Open thread: What is the one thing you want to see in today's Budget?
Here's everything we know about the Budget so far
Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?
Poll: Are you concerned about tomorrow's Budget?
We're being promised lots of shiny things - but here's what WON'T be in Budget 2016
Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?
How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners
'Fine Gael don't care too much about ordinary people'
Sinn Féin thinks that all this election "spin" is nothing but a "con job"
"Lucky general" Michael Noonan taking credit for Brian Lenihan's plan - FF
An awful lot of you want USC abolished altogether
Should we cut welfare for the middle-class?
Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence
A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this
It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket
This man doesn't care that Sinn Féin 'scares the bejaysus' out of some people
'People will make their own choice' - Taoiseach says spending promises are not electioneering
When's the election? Enda has just dropped a big hint
Top Irish earners are paying more tax than the Swedes
The Dáil's back today. Here are 7 things to look forward to in the new political season
Irish pensioners made to choose between heat and food need extra €5 a week
Enda Kenny says it's "Goodbye showtime - hello stability"
The government's financial advisers are totally cool with plans to spend an extra €1.5 billion
Your USC is being cut, but what else do we know about Budget 2016?
The hated USC is in line for a significant cut next month
Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes?
Eurostat's released its finding ... but the government's sticking to its guns on Irish Water
Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:
Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive
Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says
Joan and Enda want to cut your taxes.. but they're not agreed on how to do it