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# Tax Hikes

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# Tax Hikes
Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told
The Irish Heart Foundation is arguing for the move in its pre-Budget submission.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you favour an increase in the USC for those earning over €100k?
The idea has been floated by some in the Labour Party but Fine Gael may resist it. What do you think?
# Cigarettes
Conference calls for tobacco tax hikes across Europe
A three-day international summit gets underway in Dublin this morning.
# Wages
Two-thirds of people back Government's overall Budget strategy
An independent poll shows most people support the focus on spending cuts rather than tax increases.
# Austerity
While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan
Europe’s financial worries deepen as Italy plans for more austerity measures to balance its budget.