Another assault on the self- employed

The theft of private pension savings is to cease at the end of next year.

19th October, 2014

The theft of private pension savings is to cease at the end of next year, but the assault on the self-employed continues unabated based on last week’s budget, which ramped up USC to 11 per cent on incomes over €100,000 a year. Let’s remind ourselves that government TDs, ministers, senators and the permanent establishment are PAYE.

Private sector risk-takers, who’ve set up limited companies, can breathe a sigh of relief that their...

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