BUDGET MAIN POINTS
Finding Budget 2013 difficult to digest? On this page, we have the main points announced by Ministers Noonan and Howlin.
Twenty thousand pensioners are to lose their full medical card and receive a GP visit card instead.
Ireland is emerging from its economic crisis, Finance Minister Michael Noonan declared as Budget 13, the sixth austerity ...
Minister Brendan Howlin has announced an end to the unvouched expenses system.
There will be no cuts to weekly social welfare payments.
An additional €1bn in cuts to the pay and pensions bill must be achieved, Minister Brendan Howlin said.
There will be an increase across all catergories of motor tax and VRT.
There will be an increase of 10c on a pint of beer or cider from midnight, a hike of 10c on a measure of spirits and a bottle ...
The property tax will be in effect from July 1 2013, Minister Noonan said.
Minister Michael Noonan has abolished the weekly PRSI allowance for workers, increasing the minimum level of annual contribution ...
Ireland's new estimate deficit will be 8.2% - well inside the 8.6% limit in the Troika agreement, Minister Noonan said.
Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed the lower 9% VAT rate is to remain for 2013.
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