Budget 2012: Personal taxation synopsis

A synopsis of the main changes in personal taxation announced in today's Budget.

6th December, 2011

** *Income tax:** No change

** *Universal social charge:** Increase of lower exemption threshold from €4,004 to €10,036 and it will move to a cumulative system.

** *Illness Benefit:** The 36 day tax exemption for illness benefit is to be removed.

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