Budget 2012: How future budgets will seek to raise revenue

Motorists and homeowners are in the firing line for tax hikes in the years ahead, writes Cliff Taylor.

10th December, 2011
Budget 2012: How future budgets will seek to raise revenue
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We have seen the budget stings of 2012. So where next, with the government having to raise, on its own calculations, almost €3 billion more in additional tax revenues over the next three budgets?

There were some clear pointers in Budget 2012. For one, the PRSI net is to be extended in 2013 to areas of non-earned income currently not covered. There may be administrative complexities here in relation to PAYE taxpayers, and it remains to...

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