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#Budget 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants to abolish the property tax at a cost of €440 million Alternative Budget

Sinn Féin wants to abolish the property tax at a cost of €440 million

The party also proposes a 7% levy on incomes over €100,000.

From TheJournal.ie Which Budget measures kick in today? Tell Me Tell Me

Which Budget measures kick in today?

The USC reductions do, for starters – but the social welfare changes don’t take effect for months.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2017 provided greatest gains to those on lowest incomes - ESRI Rising Tide

Budget 2017 provided greatest gains to those on lowest incomes - ESRI

The family types with the largest gains are “non-earning lone parents and unemployed couples” according to the ESRI

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Does this year's Budget include the biggest ever investment in health? Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this year's Budget include the biggest ever investment in health?

Questions surrounded one of the government’s biggest talking points from the Budget. FactCheck gets to the truth.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: How many workers are on the minimum wage? Factcheck

FactCheck: How many workers are on the minimum wage?

FactCheck attempts to referee a post-Budget dispute between a Fine Gael Junior Minister and an AAA-PBP TD.

From TheJournal.ie "Americans feel an awful lot of nasty things in private" - David McWilliams on Budget 17, Trump, and being back on our TVs On The Agenda

"Americans feel an awful lot of nasty things in private" - David McWilliams on Budget 17, Trump, and being back on our TVs

The economist is rebooting his TV3 economics show Agenda for a new audience.

From TheJournal.ie Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package Budget 2017

Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package

It’s understood the department will be calling for all childcare services and creches to be transparent and publish the cost of their fees.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says including second-hand homes in first-time buyers scheme would drive up prices Budget 2017

Coveney says including second-hand homes in first-time buyers scheme would drive up prices

The housing minister says first-time buyers are ‘locked out’ of the market.

From TheJournal.ie Leaders' questions as it happened: Bruton evades questions on publishing research into first-time buyers' tax rebate Leaders' Questions

Leaders' questions as it happened: Bruton evades questions on publishing research into first-time buyers' tax rebate

Have a look to see if politicians are covering the issues that matter most to you.

From TheJournal.ie Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement Housing

Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement

Interest in new homes was greatest in the Dublin area, along with the Dublin commuter counties, said one property website.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Simon Coveney and Katherine Zappone answer your questions about Budget 2017 Ask A Minister

WATCH: Simon Coveney and Katherine Zappone answer your questions about Budget 2017

TheJournal.ie asked your questions about housing and children live on Facebook this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Why are TDs getting a €5,000 'pay rise'? Restoration

Why are TDs getting a €5,000 'pay rise'?

Politicians have come under fire for wage restoration they are due next year.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war' Supply Vs Demand

Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'

Cutting VAT on new homes would have been a better approach, one economist has said.

From TheJournal.ie There's been another massive hike in the price of cigarettes - but how much should a pack cost? Budget 2017 This post contains videos

There's been another massive hike in the price of cigarettes - but how much should a pack cost?

We asked the people of Dublin how much a pack of cigarettes should cost.

From TheJournal.ie Leaders' Questions As It Happened: The morning after the day before Budget 2017

Leaders' Questions As It Happened: The morning after the day before

Follow the arguments blow-by-blow.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you consider becoming a guard? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider becoming a guard?

An extra 800 new gardaí are due to be recruited in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie 'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget Cigarettes And Alcohol

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget

There are very few puns.

From TheJournal.ie Tax avoidance clampdown expected to take in €50 million 'should yield €500 million' Policy

Tax avoidance clampdown expected to take in €50 million 'should yield €500 million'

Vulture funds were using the section 110 loophole to avoid paying huge amounts of tax.

From TheJournal.ie "I won't refer to your inexperience...": Noonan channels Reagan after Doherty raises age in TV debate Prime Time Battle

"I won't refer to your inexperience...": Noonan channels Reagan after Doherty raises age in TV debate

The Sinn Féin TD raised the Finance Minister’s age during a row in a panel debate on the Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers Opinion

Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers

It is summed up by the fact that while TDs will benefit by more than €50 a week, young unemployed people will get a miserly €2.70, writes AAA-PBP TD Paul Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie When are the Budget changes kicking in? Clock Is Ticking

When are the Budget changes kicking in?

Here’s what happens, when.

From TheJournal.ie The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday Winning

The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday

Politicians from multiple parties have been taking credit for yesterday’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Does Budget 2017 protect the Irish economy from Brexit? Anglo-Irish Shock Waves

Does Budget 2017 protect the Irish economy from Brexit?

Finance Minister Michael Noonan stressed the importance of putting “in place safety nets to protect us against future economic shocks” from Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Reaction: 'Populist' Budget 'utterly fails' to improve lives of disabled people Not Nearly Enough

Reaction: 'Populist' Budget 'utterly fails' to improve lives of disabled people

An increase in payments from the Government of €20 “wouldn’t burn a hole in their pockets for long,” one campaigner said.

From TheJournal.ie 800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job? Garda Recruitment

800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job?

The first recruitment campaign since the recession saw 20,000 people apply – just 5,000 people applied in the most recent drive.

From TheJournal.ie Have your say: TheJournal.ie to host Minister Coveney and Zappone in Facebook Live

Have your say: TheJournal.ie to host Minister Coveney and Zappone in Facebook Live

We’ll be live at 7pm tomorrow so get your questions on housing and children in now.

From TheJournal.ie Whose phone is that? A very familiar sound interrupted Michael Healy Rae in the Dáil this evening Nokia 3210

Whose phone is that? A very familiar sound interrupted Michael Healy Rae in the Dáil this evening

Healy Rae was giving statements on the Budget when a well-known sound rang out.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Budget 2017 has landed, and Trump attacks his own party – it’s your budget day Evening Fix.

From TheJournal.ie 'There are lots of jobs available': Leo defends lower jobseekers' payments to young people Young And Broke

'There are lots of jobs available': Leo defends lower jobseekers' payments to young people

Young jobseekers will get an increase of €2.70 to their payment per week next year.

From TheJournal.ie "What Bertie Ahern would have done..." - Here's who said what on Budget Day You Can Quote Me

"What Bertie Ahern would have done..." - Here's who said what on Budget Day

“Not at all Brexit-proof,” one lobby group leader said. “Shite,” said one (unnamed) TD.

From TheJournal.ie Pensions up and charges down - How did the elderly fare in the Budget? Budget 2017

Pensions up and charges down - How did the elderly fare in the Budget?

An increase in the State pension of €5 per week was the much heralded measure the Government announced today.

From TheJournal.ie Are you a parent? Here's what Budget 2017 will do for you You Raise Them Up

Are you a parent? Here's what Budget 2017 will do for you

Subsidised childcare, increased benefits for single parents and tax cuts will all benefit families.

From TheJournal.ie Your PRSI will now let you get a free teeth cleaning Lisa Needs Braces
From TheJournal.ie Budget 2017: 'The budget has failed to deliver for small businesses' Policy

Budget 2017: 'The budget has failed to deliver for small businesses'

Capital gains tax is largely unchanged and there will be no movement on company share schemes yet.

From TheJournal.ie Investment in sheep and protection from Brexit: Here's what the Budget means to farmers Rural Assistance

Investment in sheep and protection from Brexit: Here's what the Budget means to farmers

A number of measures have been introduced to try to ease the potential fallout from Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €40,000 Budget 2017

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €40,000

What does the budget mean for you?

From TheJournal.ie Here are the winners and losers in Budget 2017 Winners And Losers

Here are the winners and losers in Budget 2017

Here’s who got something and who will feel like they lost.

From TheJournal.ie What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €100,000 HIGHER EARNERS

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €100,000

Has it been a good or bad day for you?

From TheJournal.ie What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €20,000 Budget 2017

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €20,000

Has the budget changed things for you?

From TheJournal.ie "Not Brexit-proof" - there's a deal of good news for the self-employed today, but is it enough?

"Not Brexit-proof" - there's a deal of good news for the self-employed today, but is it enough?

However the earned income tax credit still lags behind the €1,650 automatic deduction available to PAYE workers.

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