Tuesday September 29, 2020

All pain, no gain

In our family-friendly guide to the four-year national recovery plan, we profile five types of taxpayer and consider how the austerity measures will affect them

27th November, 2010

No one will escape unscathed the book-balancing measures announced by the government in last week’s four-year plan.

A total of €15 billion needs to be saved to bring Irish debt levels back to more palatable proportions.

The brunt of this pain will come in the year ahead, with a whopping €6billion adjustment in 2011.

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