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# Tax Credits

This year
Rent tax credit to rise to €750 next year
Parents who pay for ‘digs’ for a child are now able to claim the tax credit.
Find out how the tax changes in Budget 2024 will affect your take-home pay
There are changes to to income tax bands, USC and PRSI.
Last year
Find out how Budget 2023 tax changes will affect your take-home pay
Changes to income tax bands, USC rate bands and personal tax credits have been announced.
All time
How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?
Taxpayers can claim back 20% of their spend on food and accommodation as a tax credit.
Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme
A new scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to taxpayers who spend up to €625 in the hospitality sector.
Substitute teachers refunded after some overtaxed by over €1,200
The issue was caused by a payroll system error that reduced their tax credits to zero.
Star Wars movie receives €3.43m in tax credits from Revenue
The shooting of scenes on Skellig Michael and elsewhere has provided a boost to the Irish tourism industry.
P60 – What do I need to know before I banish it to the back of a drawer?
P60 forms are often ‘filed’ in a drawer never to be seen again. However, it’s an important document.
What if we abolished welfare and gave everyone a basic income?
Fianna Fáil wants to examine the idea if it’s in government after the next election.
Revenue want to give you money for doing up your house*
*Actually it’s a tax credit. And yes, it’s for painting and decorating purposes.
Social Justice Ireland says Government’s new tax proposals should be rejected
The think tank said the proposals should be rejected as they will only benefit higher earners.
IBEC: Income tax reduction needed as employers can’t afford pay increases
Social Justice Ireland is calling for a system of refundable tax credits instead of a widening of tax bands.
Separated dad sets up 'equality group' after Budget tax changes
New proposed changes to the One Parent Family Credit have been announced – and separated parents are not happy.
Hundreds of separated dads concerned over "unjust" tax credit change
A support service has called the One Parent Family tax credit “unjust, unfair and underhanded”.
Abolishing tax credits would earn the state €1.7 billion
Going back to the old tax system would earn the state billions, but the new system is fairer says the Finance Minister.
Here are the new measures to be included in the Finance Bill
Much of the Bill gives effect to measures announced in Budget 2013 – but there are also some new parts.
Budget 2013 to be held over one day, after Labour's "serious political miscalculation"
Budget 2013 will take place over a single day this year, unlike the coalition’s first budget last year, which took place over two.
Health insurers set to absorb new levy hike - for now
The government’s levy on health insurance has been raised by €80 for adults – but VHI and Aviva will not pass on the increase.
Budget 2011 brings over 300,000 back into the tax net
What will it mean for you? Here’s our guide to all the hidden nasties in today’s Budget.
Budget 2011: Six things to expect
A quick, at-a-glance guide to what you can expect from today’s “Bludget”, with €6bn in adjustments coming your way.