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#The Budget

# the-budget - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Sinn Féin wants a third rate of tax, a betting tax and to abolish the property tax

The party is advocating a total of €1 billion in expenditure savings and €1.4 billion in taxation measures to bring about a total deficit adjustment of around €2.45 billion.

"There is nothing easy left to do": Howlin outlines the Budget challenges

The Public Expenditure and Reform Minister has outlined the scale of the challenge facing ministers in crucial Cabinet discussions taking place today.

Noonan confirms Budget adjustment is going to be 'slightly ahead of €2.5 billion'

Speaking on his way into the Cabinet meeting this morning Noonan said that the Budget adjustment of tax increases and expenditure cuts will be “slightly ahead of €2.5 billion”.

# the-budget - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Ruairí Quinn: 'The budget cut has to be less than €3.1 billion'

The Education Minister was speaking with just over a month to go until Budget 2014.

# the-budget - Friday 26 July, 2013

Central Bank cuts growth forecast and tells govt: Don't ease-up on austerity

The bank has also cut its forecast for growth of the country’s economy or gross domestic product from 1.2 per cent this year to 0.07 per cent blaming the falls in the export of goods and services.

# the-budget - Sunday 16 September, 2012

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect

The Budget, property tax, abortion, bank debt, Luke Ming Flanagan’s t-shirts and James Reilly’s statements – some of what we can expect as the Dáil returns this week.