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From TheJournal.ie 'Stinks to the high heavens of Fianna Fáil-ism': Fury from hairdressers and restaurants after VAT hike Hospitality

'Stinks to the high heavens of Fianna Fáil-ism': Fury from hairdressers and restaurants after VAT hike

Budget 2019 reversed a VAT reduction during the recession, but some businesses say it will hit them very hard.

From TheJournal.ie Which Budget changes kick in today? In Your Pocket

Which Budget changes kick in today?

Many of the changes kick in today, and here’s how it will affect you.

From TheJournal.ie Finance Minister was going to give smokers a break in Budget 2019 - but changed his mind Cigarettes And Alcohol

Finance Minister was going to give smokers a break in Budget 2019 - but changed his mind

The department said the last-minute shift was for health reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Corporate tax reliance leaves us 'highly vulnerable to the relocation of even one large company' ESRI

Corporate tax reliance leaves us 'highly vulnerable to the relocation of even one large company'

The ESRI has been looking at the impact Budget 2019 will have.

From TheJournal.ie Government 'repeating past mistakes' and leaving Irish finances exposed, budget watchdog warns Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

Government 'repeating past mistakes' and leaving Irish finances exposed, budget watchdog warns

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned that an economic slowdown is inevitable in coming years.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures' Column

'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures'

Despite strong headline growth figures, living standards in Ireland are actually below Italy and just a little above Cyprus, writes economist Robert Sweeney.

From TheJournal.ie We put your questions about Budget 2019 to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Live

We put your questions about Budget 2019 to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

The Taoiseach joined us live in TheJournal.ie offices this morning.

From TheJournal.ie What's behind the Budget 2019 decisions? YOUR chance to ask the Taoiseach Facebook Live

What's behind the Budget 2019 decisions? YOUR chance to ask the Taoiseach

Get in your questions to the Taoiseach ahead of tomorrow morning’s Facebook Live.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election? Moving Swiftly Along This post contains a poll

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election?

Does one logically follow the other?

From TheJournal.ie 'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results' Housing

'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results'

Victor Duggan takes a deep dive into the good, the bad and the ugly of the housing measures in Budget 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2019: Here's what measures kick in today Budget 2019

Budget 2019: Here's what measures kick in today

There’s a number of immediate changes after yesterday’s budget.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes Decisions Decisions

Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes

Leo Varadkar said the government would ‘grasp the nettle’ and increase carbon tax. Today, it failed to deliver.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2019: Winners and Losers Budget 2019

Budget 2019: Winners and Losers

There’s good news and bad news….

From TheJournal.ie Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures Health

Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures

The independent TD said he is “very disappointed” by today’s announcement.

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of 'a landlords' Budget' over tax break for landlords Housing Crisis

Government accused of 'a landlords' Budget' over tax break for landlords

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy TD made the charge after tax relief for landlords was announced.

From TheJournal.ie Late-night talks secure unwritten granny-flat grant promise, dependent on one pilot property Budget 2019

Late-night talks secure unwritten granny-flat grant promise, dependent on one pilot property

Shane Ross says the deal isn’t written down, but the finance minister calls it a sensible idea.

From TheJournal.ie Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing Homelessness This post contains videos

Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing

Almost 10,000 people in Ireland are homeless, with many priced out of the rental market.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase Recruitment Drive

Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase

Funding of €95 million will be made available for overtime pay.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Government unveils Budget 2019 Budget 2019

As it happened: Government unveils Budget 2019

Follow events as they happen this afternoon, with TheJournal.ie’s liveblog.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning around €100,000 Savings

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning around €100,000

Changes to the Universal Social Charge and entry point levels mean savings of nearly €300.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000 Wage Packet

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000

This is what your savings will be.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €30,000 Wage Packet

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €30,000

This is what your savings will be.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like eunuchs at a brothel': The blunt and bizarre opposition reaction to Budget 2019 Budget 2019

'Like eunuchs at a brothel': The blunt and bizarre opposition reaction to Budget 2019

Not everyone was happy with the budget.

From TheJournal.ie What will Budget 2019 mean for those earning around €50,000? Budget 2019

What will Budget 2019 mean for those earning around €50,000?

There will be some modest savings for earners next year.

From TheJournal.ie What Budget 2019 means for someone earning around €20,000 In Your Pocket

What Budget 2019 means for someone earning around €20,000

Thanks to changes to the Universal Social Charge, there will be some modest savings next year.

From TheJournal.ie €1.5 billion to go into a Rainy Day Fund Budget 2019

€1.5 billion to go into a Rainy Day Fund

Another €500m is to be added to the fund annually from 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2019: Here are the main points you need to know The Budget

Budget 2019: Here are the main points you need to know

How will today’s announcements affect you?

From TheJournal.ie Haircuts, meals out and Irish hotel stays likely to get more expensive as VAT rate returns to 13.5% Budget 2019

Haircuts, meals out and Irish hotel stays likely to get more expensive as VAT rate returns to 13.5%

The tax was cut to 9% to stimulate the tourism industry in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Parent-to-children inheritance tax threshold to increase by €10,000 Budget 2019

Parent-to-children inheritance tax threshold to increase by €10,000

The tax-free threshold is to increase from €310,000 to €320,000

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Budget 2019 means for people receiving social welfare payments Social Welfare

Here's what Budget 2019 means for people receiving social welfare payments

The Christmas bonus will be fully restored for the first time since the economic downturn.

From TheJournal.ie Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year Budget 2019

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year

The measure will be introduced from November 2019.

From TheJournal.ie The price of a packet of cigarettes is set to go up by 50c Budget 2019

The price of a packet of cigarettes is set to go up by 50c

A 20-packet of a popular brand will now cost smokers €12.70.

From TheJournal.ie Donohoe announces details of new affordable housing scheme Budget 2019

Donohoe announces details of new affordable housing scheme

A single person earning over €50,000 will be ineligible to apply.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?

Industry figures say it could lead to job losses in the sector.

From TheJournal.ie Met Éireann warns of 'ferocious looking beast' as storm expected to hit overnight on Thursday Budget Weather

Met Éireann warns of 'ferocious looking beast' as storm expected to hit overnight on Thursday

Today is set to generally be blustery, with strong and gusty southerly winds.

From TheJournal.ie How marriage is all-important when examining your tax burden Opinion

How marriage is all-important when examining your tax burden

Overall, Ireland’s labour income taxation system can be considered fair, however the benefits of saying “I do” may play a larger role in this than one might have expected, writes Shawn Britton.

From TheJournal.ie This is 'not an election budget': It's D-Day, so here's a look at how things will unfold Watch This Fiscal Space

This is 'not an election budget': It's D-Day, so here's a look at how things will unfold

From a live stream to a Q&A, here’s what you can expect from TheJournal.ie on this Budget day.

From TheJournal.ie Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments Budget 2019

Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Budget 2019 is set to be unveiled tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Figure out exactly how Budget 2019 will affect you with TheJournal.ie's calculator Sponsored By Kbc

Figure out exactly how Budget 2019 will affect you with TheJournal.ie's calculator

Here’s how your tax bill, take-home pay and monthly spending will change.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you pay attention to the Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you pay attention to the Budget?

Budget 2019 will be announced tomorrow, but are you going to take any notice of it?

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