Thursday April 9, 2020

Budget 2015: How it impacts families

The Government today pledged a Budget that would “restore living standards for Irish families”, writes Fiona Ness.

14th October, 2014

There was talk of “shared prosperity” from Joan Burton, of a budget that would primarily benefit low and middle-income earners, working families and vulnerable groups.

“This Budget will also see us continue our unrelenting drive to help people back into work, with measures specifically designed to assist jobseekers with families,” Burton said.

With an increase of €5 in child benefit; measures such as the back-to-work family dividend (allowing families to retain...

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