Noonan begins jobs-initiative announcement

Noonan begins jobs-initiative announcement

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is unveiling the Government's "jobs initiative" in the Dáil.

He is expected to announce a significant cut in VAT on certain goods and services, which will have to be paid for with a new levy on private pensions.

Michael Noonan has used his speech to the Dáil to declare unequivocally that our 12.5% corporation tax rate is "here to stay".

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