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Budget 2021

Budget 2021 main points

Budget 2021 was announced yesterday, here is the summary of the main points I’ve noticed so far. Income Tax The main changes to income tax are an increase in the Earned Income Credit up €150 per annum in line with the PAYE Credit of €1,650, an increase in the Dependent Relatives Tax Credit from €70 […]

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Roadmap for Reopening Society

The Government has published The Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. The broad aim of the roadmap is to ease the COVID-19 restrictions and reopen Ireland’s economy and society in a safe manner. The roadmap sets out plans to lift the COVID-19 restrictions over the course of five three-week phases beginning on Monday 18 May. […]

What are the“essential retail outlets” that can remain open.

An Taoiseach has released an indicative list of what are considered “essential retail outlets” that can remain open. The list is the following: 1. Retail and wholesale sale of food, beverages and newspapers in non-specialised and specialised stores. 2. Retail sale of household consumer products necessary to maintain the safety and sanitation of residences and […]