What the budget means for your pocket

What the budget means for your pocket

The budget maintained the progressive framework of personal tax in Ireland with some minor reductions, but disappointed some businesses by doing little to improve the competitiveness of the tax regime for international mobile talent

Budget 2019 was introduced by the Minister for Finance against the backdrop of a remarkable Irish economic performance in recent years. Having endured a serious economic downturn as a result of the property market crash ten years ago, Ireland is now enjoying robust economic growth, reaching full employment and in a position to introduce a balanced budget. It is a tribute to the sure-footedness of Irish policymakers, and to the discipline of Irish citizens, that this has been achieved.

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