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Budget 2016: Business leaders welcome budget measures, but big gains focused elsewhere

‘Big bang’ of USC rates adjustment has left little the room for manoeuvre

12th October, 2015

Michael Noonan’s budget package delivered on several well-flagged incentives for businesses, with most measures welcomed by business leaders.

However, some observers have said that the the ‘big bang’ of USC rates adjustment had left limited the room for manoeuvre outside that.

“When you look at it, the overall tax expenditure is a little under €1.1 billion. With that, you see the USC, the full cost is €772 million, whereas all the...

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