Archive for December, 2011

Comparison of Irish and UK Income Tax 2012

There is still much misinformation about the amount of income tax paid in Ireland vs the UK

Click here to see latest comparison, this is based on 2012 rates and includes all levies as well as USC change in Budget 2012.

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Minister for Misery Attacks Working Families

Minister for Misery, Labour’s Brendan Howlin, certainly lived up to his party’s pledge to protect the Croke Park agreement, all at the expense (literally) of the 1.5m people who work in the private sector.  This is Labour’s way.

Rather than stopping the €1.2b in increments paid to his public service union buddies, he attacked working families by:

  • Doubling school transport costs
  • Increasing drug payment scheme ceiling
  • Forcing a 50% increase in private health insurance

This is Labour’s way.

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