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#budget 2023

# budget-2023 - Yesterday's News

€22.7 million paid out so far this year on emergency social welfare payments
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

€22.7 million paid out so far this year on emergency social welfare payments

13 hours ago 11,514 Views 13 Comments

The Government has provided funding of €45.75 million for the additional needs payment this year.

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar
# Housing
# Housing

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar

15 hours ago 12,058 Views 23 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is pushing for tax breaks for landlords and a tax credit for renters.

# budget-2023 - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Call for all social welfare payments to be increased by €20 as older people 'turn off heating'
# Age Action
# Age Action

Call for all social welfare payments to be increased by €20 as older people 'turn off heating'

Tue 11:35 AM 25,962 Views 58 Comments

Age Action said the State Pension should be increased by at least €23 in the Budget.

# budget-2023 - Sunday 14 August, 2022

Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP

Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP

Sun 12:00 PM 17,823 Views 3 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Social Protection, Claire Kerrane says people should be able to apply for the payment online, rather than by post or in person.

# budget-2023 - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Double child benefit payment, welfare hikes and tax changes - here's what to expect in the Budget
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Double child benefit payment, welfare hikes and tax changes - here's what to expect in the Budget

Sat 1:03 PM 133,708 Views 83 Comments

Budget Day is just over six weeks away, but with inflation rising, it can’t come quick enough for many.

# budget-2023 - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023

Updated Aug 10th 2022, 4:23 PM 66,857 Views 77 Comments

A third rate to target middle-income workers is one option outlined in the Tax Strategy Group papers.

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar

Aug 10th 2022, 3:16 PM 24,187 Views 34 Comments

The Tánaiste says it wouldn’t be fair to give a tax break to landlords if renters didn’t get something in the budget.

# budget-2023 - Monday 18 July, 2022

Almost one in ten people struggled with food poverty in 2021, according to government
# Increase
# Increase

Almost one in ten people struggled with food poverty in 2021, according to government

Jul 18th 2022, 1:34 PM 5,558 Views 5 Comments

Approximately 8.9% of Irish people experience food poverty according to a government survey, around 445,000 people.

# budget-2023 - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

'Difficult' to say whether Budget will leave people better off, says Donohoe
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

'Difficult' to say whether Budget will leave people better off, says Donohoe

Updated Jul 5th 2022, 10:49 AM 24,923 Views 41 Comments

Budget 2023 will be announced on 27 September.

Fiscal Advisory Council warns that Budget 2023 must be a 'delicate balancing act'
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Fiscal Advisory Council warns that Budget 2023 must be a 'delicate balancing act'

Jul 5th 2022, 7:34 AM 4,978 Views 2 Comments

The Budget has been brought forward to September.

# budget-2023 - Saturday 2 July, 2022

Cost of living crisis: SVP says poorer families are on the brink as choices narrow
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of living crisis: SVP says poorer families are on the brink as choices narrow

Jul 2nd 2022, 7:00 AM 15,146 Views 6 Comments

The charity highlighted how families were affected by the crisis this week.

# budget-2023 - Friday 1 July, 2022

Budget aims to help 'most vulnerable' and the 'squeezed middle', says McGrath
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

Budget aims to help 'most vulnerable' and the 'squeezed middle', says McGrath

Updated Jul 1st 2022, 4:20 PM 20,612 Views 34 Comments

Cabinet could decide next week to bring the Budget forward to the end of September.

# budget-2023 - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Government teases new tax bracket for middle-income earners
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Government teases new tax bracket for middle-income earners

Jun 29th 2022, 1:38 PM 47,917 Views 48 Comments

Fine Gael Ministers have shown support for a proposed 30% tax band.

# budget-2023 - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Help for renters, pension and social welfare increases as 'more room to manoeuvre' in Budget
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Help for renters, pension and social welfare increases as 'more room to manoeuvre' in Budget

Jun 21st 2022, 6:26 PM 33,958 Views 44 Comments

Taoiseach said renters “will be considered” in October’s budget.

Work underway to allow private sector workers to receive tax-free bonuses of up to €1,000
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Work underway to allow private sector workers to receive tax-free bonuses of up to €1,000

Jun 21st 2022, 2:50 PM 38,491 Views 35 Comments

Tánaiste confirmed to The Journal that the finance minister is working on the Budget proposal.

# budget-2023 - Monday 20 June, 2022

Government's 'objective' to cut childcare costs before Christmas - Taoiseach

Government's 'objective' to cut childcare costs before Christmas - Taoiseach

Updated Jun 20th 2022, 2:19 PM 26,322 Views 46 Comments

Martin warned that the toughest period in this crisis could be wintertime.

# budget-2023 - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Taoiseach says cost of living measures can’t be 'chased month to month'
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Taoiseach says cost of living measures can’t be 'chased month to month'

Jun 19th 2022, 1:41 PM 26,812 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach’s comment follow several cost of living protests yesterday.

# budget-2023 - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Varadkar 'not ruling out' new cost-of-living measures before Budget

Varadkar 'not ruling out' new cost-of-living measures before Budget

Updated Jun 16th 2022, 3:04 PM 32,028 Views 97 Comments

As things stand, the Tánaiste said the plan is still to wait until budget day in October.

# budget-2023 - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Moving income tax credits and bands will improve take-home pay, says Donohoe
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Moving income tax credits and bands will improve take-home pay, says Donohoe

Jun 15th 2022, 3:29 PM 26,758 Views 39 Comments

The finance minister says Government will use indexation to up peoples’ take-home pay.

# budget-2023 - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

'Not right' pay increases for workers should be gobbled up by tax, USC and PRSI, says Varadkar
# Income Tax
# Income Tax

'Not right' pay increases for workers should be gobbled up by tax, USC and PRSI, says Varadkar

Jun 14th 2022, 4:48 PM 30,505 Views 43 Comments

The Tánaiste says it is a Government commitment to index tax bands and credits.

# budget-2023 - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Hopes rise that Budget 2023 will introduce new 30% tax band to help squeezed middle
# Budget Roundup
# Budget Roundup

Hopes rise that Budget 2023 will introduce new 30% tax band to help squeezed middle

Jun 9th 2022, 12:05 AM 70,655 Views 105 Comments
  • Minister Heather Humphreys throws her support behind comments made by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar recently, where he said a new middle rate tax band could help cushion the blow of inflation on the squeezed middle, reports Christina Finn
  • Increasing State supports and reducing the cost of services is understood to be the main focus for Budget 2023 this October.
  • Discussions underway to reduce childcare costs, public transport fares and hospital charges.

# budget-2023 - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

No 'magic money tree' to help with fuel costs, says minister as pump prices jump above €2 a litre
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

No 'magic money tree' to help with fuel costs, says minister as pump prices jump above €2 a litre

Jun 8th 2022, 2:27 PM 42,635 Views 64 Comments

Minister Heather Humphreys says remote working is a ‘sensible option’ for those looking to cut costs.

# budget-2023 - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Ryan signals need for social welfare and tax changes to get country through 'very difficult period'
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Ryan signals need for social welfare and tax changes to get country through 'very difficult period'

Jun 2nd 2022, 12:46 PM 28,632 Views 58 Comments

Taoiseach has said there will be “a challenging number of months ahead with the cost of living”.

# budget-2023 - Sunday 24 April, 2022

Government to reduce childcare costs 'considerably' in the next Budget
# Capping Fees
# Capping Fees

Government to reduce childcare costs 'considerably' in the next Budget

Apr 24th 2022, 12:05 AM 62,917 Views 63 Comments
  • Childcare fees will be capped at September 2021 levels if a deal can be done on pay and conditions.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says increased subsidies should be used to reduce costs considerably for parents.
  • Government believes a reduction in the cost of childcare 'will help with cost of living'.