# Budget 2021

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Christmas payment will be paid to 1.4 million social welfare recipients next week
Eoin McGee: We will have the power to kickstart the economy
Paul Murphy: The case is growing for a ‘Covid Tax’ on the rich to avoid future austerity
New cost rental scheme will mean tenants could pay 25% to 30% below market rents, says minister
What does Budget 2021 mean for you? Financial planner Eoin McGee has some answers
Morning Memo: The morning after a bonanza Budget and spotlight on the IMF's latest global forecast
Tánaiste indicates PUP may not be cut in February if pandemic doesn't improve
Stay and Spend Scheme 'here to stay', say ministers
Billions set aside to deal with Covid-19 fallout next year
Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?
Explainer: How will motorists be affected by today's Budget announcements?
Opposition TDs hit out at lack of 'certainty and hope' but minister says 'there's no crystal ball for the pandemic'
Leo Varadkar says 'third wave' considerations played into €5.4 billion contingency funding
How the 2021 Budget will impact social welfare payments
Explainer: How will the government's new Covid support scheme for businesses work?
Budget 2021: Here are the main points you need to know
Supports in Budget will bring 'some degree of confidence' to publicans, Vintners Federation says
Budget 2021 Rebate scheme for Covid-hit businesses and Christmas bonus for those on PUP
Third-level students: €50 million fund created to help students switch to online learning
Primary school pupil-teacher ratio 'to be reduced by one student per class'
35,000 more children to get hot meals at school thanks to €5.5m boost
Over 600 new garda recruits and 500 new garda staff promised in Budget 2021
'We must grasp the nettle': The health service is getting an unprecedented €4bn boost
Self-employed people to be allowed claim Covid-19 welfare payment while earning through work
Social housing: Government pledges €500 million to build 9,500 new units next year
Most people on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment will get a Christmas bonus
Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices set to increase from midnight tonight
The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up by 50 cent
VAT reduction for hospitality sector and weekly rebates for businesses closed at Level 3 or higher
Poll: Are you worried about the Budget?
Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances
Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners
Opinion: Stop diverting funding allocated for eating disorders to other areas
Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget
Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
Finance Minister issues stark warning about what Level 5 would mean for unemployment
Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget
Call for PUP recipients under 25 to have higher rate of payment restored
Government raids €1.5bn rainy day fund for Budget 2021