Figures published on Wednesday showed the numbers receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment fell by more than 25,000 this week to 114,612. Photograph: iStock

Family businesses say they are competing against the Covid unemployment supports to get people back working again. A new report says the State will r(...)

Many taxpayers are entirely unaware of what January might hold for their bank balances as a result of the pandemic unemployment payment  and the temporary wage subsidy schemes.

Just when you thought things couldn’t get worse, it looks like they might. Wage subsidies that were introduced earlier this year to help embattled emp(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath.  Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Low-income families will benefit most from measures outlined in Budget 2021 earlier this week, according to the Economic and Social Research Institute(...)

Families are unlikely to see any substantial changes to their take-home pay come January

After the damp squib that was last year’s Brexit-flavoured budget, it would have been reasonable to expect one sprinkled with more giveaways this time(...)

If there is any tax owing at the end of the year, Revenue  will  collect this by  adjusting your tax credits.

Who is entitled to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment? The payment, which is a flat rate lump sum of €350 a week, is paid to anyone who has lost their(...)