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#The Budget

# the-budget - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?

A number of changes have already kicked in since yesterday’s announcement.

# the-budget - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Third-level students: €50 million fund created to help students switch to online learning

SUSI grant to be increased for post-graduate students.

Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances

How has Covid hit the State coffers so far?

# the-budget - Monday 12 October, 2020

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners

The Budget will be delivered by ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath.

# the-budget - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Which Budget changes kick in today?

Many of the changes for Budget 2020 kick in today, and here’s how it will affect you.

# the-budget - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

As it happened: Paschal Donohoe unveils 'absolutely no surprises' Budget 2020

In the face of a potential no-deal Brexit, the minister has said the budget will be “safe” and “cautious”.

# the-budget - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Budget 2019: Here are the main points you need to know

How will today’s announcements affect you?

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?

Industry figures say it could lead to job losses in the sector.

# the-budget - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Budget 2017: New measures to tackle tax evasion, in direct response to Panama Papers

Michael Noonan also announced 50 new jobs at the Revenue Commissioners.

# the-budget - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Who is Ireland's 'squeezed middle' and why is Budget 2017 all about pleasing them?

Budget 2017 will be announced on Tuesday.

# the-budget - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

More details of Budget emerge as Noonan briefs ministers

Meanwhile, opposition TDs have slammed reports that a tax break for returning emigrants is being considered.

# the-budget - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Can we really just abolish the USC?

If re-elected Micheal Noonan has committed the government to phasing out USC as resources allow. Can it be done?

# the-budget - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

The Morning After: Here's what the papers made of Budget 2016

‘The Coppers Couple’ will do well out of this year’s package, according to the Times.

# the-budget - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

What the Budget means to someone earning around €30,000

How does this change things for you?

# the-budget - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

An awful lot of you want USC abolished altogether

No surprises there, but how many say we should keep it?

# the-budget - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Micheál Martin doesn't like that Noonan and Howlin tweeted about their ties yesterday...

… and didn’t listen to opposition speakers’ response to the Budget announcement

# the-budget - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 15 of the best Twitter reactions to today's Budget The Budget

15 of the best Twitter reactions to today's Budget

No increase on wine, woo!

# the-budget - Monday 13 October, 2014

With 24 hours to go, here's what we know about the Budget so far...

The leaks are flowing now…

State of the Nation: Is the government listening to the public's anger over water charges?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# the-budget - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here are three Budget ideas that can solve a social problem, spur the economy, and save money

Dr Daragh McGreal has been crunching numbers and formulating policies for months. Here are a few of them…

# the-budget - Thursday 9 October, 2014

The government says they'll cut our taxes in the Budget, but how are they going to do it?

We don’t know anything definitive yet, but plenty of hints have been dropped about easing the tax burden on Middle Ireland.

# the-budget - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

The Socialists think they could raise €3.3 billion by taxing millionaires

The Socialist Party, or the Anti-Austerity Alliance as they’re calling themselves, launched their budget proposals today.

Sinn Féin wants to abolish water charges, property tax and JobBridge

The party has announced its pre-Budget proposals this morning.

# the-budget - Monday 6 October, 2014

Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far

With just over a week to go, we’re getting excited.

# the-budget - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

'I wouldn’t dare do such a thing': After Enda's scolding, Leo isn't talking about the Budget this week

The Health Minister was remaining tight-lipped about the Budget this morning.

# the-budget - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines

Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.

# the-budget - Friday 6 June, 2014

Have your say: TDs and Senators want to know what you want in Budget 2015

The Oireachtas Finance Committee is inviting written submission on Budget 2015.

# the-budget - Friday 16 May, 2014

Noonan: Fianna Fáil like people who plant a time-bomb and want others to change the timing

The Finance Minister has sought to downplay suggestions that thousands of taxpayers face a hike in USC next year.

# the-budget - Thursday 15 May, 2014

The next Budget will be in 152 days

The Budget is the Budget,” Michael Noonan confirmed in that unique way of his today.

# the-budget - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Howlin: 'I wish this government hadn't come in when our economy was broken'

Meanwhile, the Tánaiste has said that the Budget cuts announced last week stand.

# the-budget - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Cigarettes and lots of debt: 7 things in Budget 2014 that you may have missed

We’ve read the Budget documents so you don’t have to…

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it

The alliance of Fine Gael rebels will not be taking a collective stance on the Budget but have already sharply criticised some measures being introduced by the government.

Analysis: Pre-Budget leaks made for anti-climactic affair inside and outside Leinster House

By the time Noonan and Howlin got on their feet we already knew about the worst of Budget 2014.

# the-budget - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

'We don’t want to incur any reputational damage': Noonan on 'stateless' companies crackdown

And on our beloved corporation tax, the Minister said: “That’s our business, it can’t be imposed on us, and we’re gonna keep it at 12.5 per cent.”

Government doesn't expect to lose any TDs over the Budget

Two Labour TDs voted against the party on the Budget last year and the year before.

Taoiseach on the Budget: 'There are some tough decisions in there'

The Cabinet is due to finalise the Budget at a meeting at midday today.

The Budget, the Budget and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# the-budget - Monday 14 October, 2013

The Deal: Cabinet signs off on Budget 2014 ahead of tomorrow's announcement

Ministers Noonan and Howlin will announce all the details in the Dáil tomorrow.

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