Budget 2018: What it means for you

Irish Budget 2018 – Main points The Minister for Finance gave an upbeat assessment of the economic situation with growth forecast at 4.3% in 2017 and 3.5% in 2018. The government forecasts unemployment to average 5.7% in 2018 vs 6.1% currently. However he...

Budget 2017: Main Points & Key Takeaways

    Budget 2017 can be┬ásummarised as lots of little things for lots of people. The main points relating to personal and business financial planning are as follows: Taxes: * USC rate bands cut by 0.5%, from 1% to 0.5% ; 3% to 2.5% and 5.5% to 5% * DIRT...