Analysis: What to expect on Budget day

There will be complaints from the opposition that the government has not gone far enough in raising the state pension and welfare payments while many workers will feel underwhelmed by increases of 2-3 per cent in income tax bands and credits worth around €250 per year on average

11th October, 2021
Analysis: What to expect on Budget day
Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath a year ago when there were no tax cuts on Budget day. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Brian Leddin, the Green Party Limerick TD, is back in Leinster House this week after an epic trip abroad involving his fold-up bike, ferries, trains and the Channel Tunnel.

He went to great lengths last week to take “sustainable transport” during his 2,400km trip from Dublin to Rome.

As chair of the Oireachtas committee on Climate action, he was invited to attend a pan-European climate action meeting in Rome, ahead of the forthcoming...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Red C poll: Rising prices drive support for Sinn Féin to high of 33 per cent

Home Michael Brennan 1 day ago

Richard Colwell: No budget bounce for coalition as SF’s climb continues

Home Richard Colwell 1 day ago

War of words between minister and DAA chief over Belarusian dissident

Home Michael Brennan 1 day ago