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#budget 2018

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil on Budget 2018: Tax cuts will be 'modest' while social welfare increases 'won't be miserly' No Giveaway

Fianna Fáil on Budget 2018: Tax cuts will be 'modest' while social welfare increases 'won't be miserly'

Budget talks are going down to the wire between the two parties this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie A sun-bed levy and 'young, hip Mayo towns': Smaller parties reveal their Budget wish lists Budget Alley

A sun-bed levy and 'young, hip Mayo towns': Smaller parties reveal their Budget wish lists

A busy morning on Molesworth Street, as the Greens, SocDems and Solidarity-PBP unveiled their ideas.

From TheJournal.ie What's forecast for 2018: More jobs, more spending and higher wages Esri Report

What's forecast for 2018: More jobs, more spending and higher wages

The optimistic outlook comes as the government prepares to announce Budget details for 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Labour wants banks to pay double their levy but says tax cuts would be 'foolish' Budget 2018

Labour wants banks to pay double their levy but says tax cuts would be 'foolish'

Leader of the party Brendan Howlin said the plan “cut poverty, not taxes”.

From TheJournal.ie Government's populist practice of buying off grey vote has damaged the young Budget 2018

Government's populist practice of buying off grey vote has damaged the young

The 2008 crisis hit Generation Y hardest. Meanwhile the government is only interested in helping older generations, writes Victor Duggan.

From TheJournal.ie The tourist industry could lose its 9% VAT rate as it's 'under consideration' for Budget 2018 Budget 2018

The tourist industry could lose its 9% VAT rate as it's 'under consideration' for Budget 2018

Restaurants and hotels express concerns as 1% hike is on the cards.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2018: 'There is a strong argument for increasing taxes in the budget' Opinion

Budget 2018: 'There is a strong argument for increasing taxes in the budget'

Taxes and social contributions in Ireland are, on a per capita basis, lower than in every other high-income country, writes Tom McDonnell.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world? Money Money Money

FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world?

There’s a lot of chat about what’s taken from our pay by Revenue at the moment – here are some facts.

From TheJournal.ie 'Too many people are being left behind': Calls to make housing a priority in the Budget Simon Community

'Too many people are being left behind': Calls to make housing a priority in the Budget

The Simon Community launched its ‘No One Left Behind’ campaign yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC Money In Your Pocket

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC

Fianna Fáil’s Micheal Martin said the confidence and supply agreement is clear that there must be reductions in the USC.

From TheJournal.ie One month out from the Budget, what can we expect? Income Tax

One month out from the Budget, what can we expect?

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

From TheJournal.ie Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending Let's Get Fiscal

Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending

The council said any additional initiatives should be funded by tax increases or a re-allocation of spending.

From TheJournal.ie State pension bump of €5 being considered ahead of Budget 2018 Social Protection

State pension bump of €5 being considered ahead of Budget 2018

An across-the-board increase is reportedly being considered.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits Renting

Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits

Housing charity Threshold launched its pre-Budget submission today.

From TheJournal.ie Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening Lack Of Staff

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

From TheJournal.ie 'As the only independent woman in cabinet I am determined this will not be a once off' Childcare Investment

'As the only independent woman in cabinet I am determined this will not be a once off'

I am ready for the negotiations ahead and have already made clear that the increases secured for childcare in Budget 2017 must at the very least be matched, writes Minister Katherine Zappone.

From TheJournal.ie Childcare payments may differ from county to county after creche fee audit Childcare

Childcare payments may differ from county to county after creche fee audit

The review will take 10 months to complete and will inform Minister Katherine Zappone’s future budget decisions.

From TheJournal.ie Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families Helping Hand

Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families

The highest sign-up rate for childcare services was in Roscommon, Donegal, Sligo, Kerry, Galway, Carlow and Leitrim.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm pushing for change in mental health services - and you can help me' Opinion

'I'm pushing for change in mental health services - and you can help me'

Our Voices contributor Natalie Marr has a burning idea that gives us all a chance to effect change.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death' Common Ground

'Everyone in Ireland deserves to have a good death'

The Irish Hospice Foundation has said investing in bereavement services and end-of-life care will benefit society as a whole.

From TheJournal.ie 'At the very least, Budget 2018 must match last year's childcare funds in order to deliver' Column

'At the very least, Budget 2018 must match last year's childcare funds in order to deliver'

As Budget preparations begin, Minister Zappone says she will be arguing for more money come October.