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Dáil Reply: 4,000 parents drawn into tax net as a result of Budget changes for separated parents

4,000 parents drawn into tax net as a result of Budget changes for separated parents – A further 5,500 extra people will now pay tax at the higher rate from the same set of measures A reply to a Dáil question provided to me yesterday evening shows the true extent of the impact of the tax changes affecting separated parents. 3,980 people previously outside the income tax net will now Read More

Dáil Reply on Budget Pension Measures shows Government taking €130m less from high end pensions

  DÁIL QUESTION   NO  158, 161 and 162 To ask the Minister for Finance the measures he is targeting in 2014 to give effect to the commitment in the Programme for Government to cap taxpayers’ subsidies for pension schemes which deliver pension income of more than €60,000; the total saving that will be made in 2014 in implementing this policy with a breakdown of the saving for each measure; Read More

Budget 2013 Newsletter

Budget 2013 was an anti-family Budget. The combination of increased PRSI, Child Benefit cuts, and the new Property Tax will mean that a typical family will lose more than €1,000 in net income this year. The way in which the property tax, in particular, will operate is entirely unfair on Dublin residents. But the worst part is that the Budget could have been so much fairer. All of these harsh Read More