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# Tax Credits

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# budget 2023
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.
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# Tax Credits
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.
# stay and spend
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.
# Tax Credits
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.
# The Last Jedi
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.
# Radical idea
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.
# Architecture
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.
# in fairness
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.
# Tax Bands
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.
# Family
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.
# Family
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”.
# The fingers thing means taxes
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.
# Finance Bill
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
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 Insurance
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.
# Budget11
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.
# Budget11
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.