Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe announced the 2019 budget today.

Budget Q&A - ask our experts about the budget (live Wednesday) Cuts to USC, increase in tax credits for stay-at-home parents, a €5 increase in we(...)

The Government is under intense pressure to address the State’s housing problems amid a series of rallies and sit-in protests. Up to 10,000 people took part in the #RaiseTheRoof protest  in Dublin last week. Photograph: Alan Betson

Leading housing experts have warned the Government not to introduce short-term measures to address the current crisis in Tuesday’s budget, suggesting (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has dismissed any suggestion that Tuesday’s budget will be an election budget. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has dismissed any suggestion that Tuesday’s budget will be an election budget, despite the fact it will contain cuts in USC and(...)

At  pre-Budget 2019 report from the Irish Tax Institute were Marie Bradley; Irish Tax Institute president; Olivia Buckley; I communications director and Anne Gunnell,  policy director.

Ireland is one of the best places in the developed world for a low income worker to pay taxes, new figures show. Someone earning €18,000 a year pays a(...)

Offaly man John Lyttle has just been named CEO of the Boohoo online retail group

Irish taxpayers are still paying more in income tax, USC and PRSI combined than they were a decade ago, despite repeated Government promises to cut ta(...)

The Irish Tax Institute’s report showed the net pay of single-income earners on €35,000 a year is down 3 per cent compared with 2008. Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

Workers in Ireland are paying more tax than they did 10 years ago when the economy crashed despite repeated Government pledges to lower the burden, th(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe announcing last year’s budget. For this year’s budget he’s unlikely to  unveil any radical changes.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish households are likely to benefit to the tune of less than €300 in tax cuts in this October’s budget. That’s right, families across the country a(...)

The Revenue Commissioners hit on €80,000 as an income above which a new higher top rate of income tax might kick in

What level of income in Ireland makes you “ well off”, or on a “high” income? The answer, of course, is that it depends. Looking at options for the B(...)

Budget collage

The Government could raise €433 million by introducing a 43 per cent income tax rate for workers earning more than €80,000 a year, an analysis by the (...)

The cost of mortgages and rent are impacting on disposable income

There has been almost no overall inflation in prices in the Irish economy in recent years. And wages are rising. So how come many – particularly in yo(...)

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