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# Budget

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Poll: Are you worried about the Budget?
No income tax increases or cuts are expected, but tweaks to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) are on the cards.
Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget
Sinn Féin said it would aim to spend €18.28 billion in total, €6.28 billion more than the government’s target.
Threshold calls for €20 million rent arrears fund to be included in upcoming Budget
The charity is calling for the funding to help tenants facing a rent crisis as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget
Micheál Martin spoke to about the Dublin restrictions, the Budget and his backstage run-in with Mike Murphy in RTÉ.
Budget will be based on the assumption of no deal Brexit, say ministers
Budget 2021 will be no windfall but will target those sectors impacted the most.
'I know how to take responsibility, in fact I've done it before': It's 25 years since Phil Hogan last resigned
Cast your minds back to 1995.
Diplomat rents, the rising dollar and a Brexit-inspired passport boom behind DFA request for extra €50 million
The Department also looked for €2 million to bolster Ireland’s bid to become a member of the UN Security Council.
Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future
Donohoe said this morning that the Exchequer ran a €1.5 billion surplus last year.
Dublin councillors vote to pass annual budget amid finance row
Rates for businesses will increase under the new budget.
Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'
Dublin Councillors deferred a Budget vote on Monday to allow for further discussion with the Government.
'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil
Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.
Revealed: Data Protection Commission's pleas for more staff and 'fit-for-purpose' office
The watchdog’s pre-budget submission has been released following a Freedom of Information request.
'You really don't give a f**k': TD Joan Collins curses in Dáil as she attacks Government over Budget
Collins colourful language was quickly criticised by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.
Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents
Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.
Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced an increase in the carbon tax of €6 per tonne.
A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50
The minister did not announce any change to excise duty on alcohol products.
Irish businesses 'will need €1.5bn' to prevent job losses if there is a no-deal Brexit
Many firms face collapse if supports are not urgently put in place, Ibec has warned.
Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
All will be revealed on Tuesday.
'Slow progress' in Budget talks, as Donohoe confirms he will be dipping into corporation tax take
A total of €1.5bn is to be moved into the rainy day fund.
Poll: Are you worried about Budget 2020?
The government’s plans for spending and tax will be revealed in just over two weeks.
Just over two weeks out from the Budget, what can we expect?
All will be revealed on 8 October.
'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks
Budget talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to intensify in the coming weeks.
How I Spend My Money: We want to hear your top tips for saving and splurging
We’ve kicked off our second series of ‘How I Spend My Money’ and we want to hear from you.
'Disorderly' Brexit a real possibility, says minister as he outlines how much money there is for Budget 2020
The Summer Economic Statement tells us what money we have to spend in October’s Budget.
5 dirt cheap makeup products I’ve repurchased time and time again
My trusty go-tos.
Which Budget changes kick in today?
Many of the changes kick in today, and here’s how it will affect you.
Government 'repeating past mistakes' and leaving Irish finances exposed, budget watchdog warns
The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned that an economic slowdown is inevitable in coming years.
'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results'
Victor Duggan takes a deep dive into the good, the bad and the ugly of the housing measures in Budget 2019.
Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures
The independent TD said he is “very disappointed” by today’s announcement.
Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing
Almost 10,000 people in Ireland are homeless, with many priced out of the rental market.
Government unveils Budget 2019
Follow events as they happen this afternoon, with’s liveblog.
Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000
This is what your savings will be.
'Like eunuchs at a brothel': The blunt and bizarre opposition reaction to Budget 2019
Not everyone was happy with the budget.
What will Budget 2019 mean for those earning around €50,000?
There will be some modest savings for earners next year.
What Budget 2019 means for someone earning around €20,000
Thanks to changes to the Universal Social Charge, there will be some modest savings next year.
€1.5 billion to go into a Rainy Day Fund
Another €500m is to be added to the fund annually from 2019.
Budget 2019: Here are the main points you need to know
How will today’s announcements affect you?
Parent-to-children inheritance tax threshold to increase by €10,000
The tax-free threshold is to increase from €310,000 to €320,000
The price of a packet of cigarettes is set to go up by 50c
A 20-packet of a popular brand will now cost smokers €12.70.
Met Éireann warns of 'ferocious looking beast' as storm expected to hit overnight on Thursday
Today is set to generally be blustery, with strong and gusty southerly winds.