Budget 2015: Some key voices on budget choices

Who said what about Budget 2015.

19th October, 2014

“The use of a higher rate of USC at 8 per cent to cap the benefit of the reduced higher income tax rate is to be welcomed. But the fact remains that high-paid workers on €70,000 gained more than four times more than those on the minimum wage and more than twice those on average earnings received.”

*Nat O’Connor, research director, Tasc*

“We have seen the early signs of recovery in our...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago