Thursday October 1, 2020

Bike To Work set to remain in the saddle

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has pledged to retain the Bike To Work scheme, which is now allowing people to buy a second bike tax-free.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
23rd February, 2014
Since the Bike To Work scheme was launched in 2009, there has been a 40 per cent rise in bike use in Dublin alone. Picture: Feargal Ward

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has pledged to retain the Bike To Work scheme, which is now allowing people to buy a second bike tax-free.

The scheme was set up by former Green Party leader John Gormley in 2009. Those who used it to buy a bike could not claim again for a further five years.

The Department of Finance has confirmed that people who bought bikes in 2009 are now eligible to buy a second bike tax-free...

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