PRSI, motor tax and VRT will be targeted in budget

Changes to the PRSI regime, significant hikes in motor tax and VRT, and increases in excise duty will be among the key features in the upcoming budget.

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Ian Kehoe

25th November, 2012

Changes to the PRSI regime, significant hikes in motor tax and VRT, and increases in excise duty will be among the key features in the upcoming budget.

Eligibility for many social welfare benefits - particularly those enjoyed by older people - will be significantly tightened, though core social welfare rates are unlikely to be cut.

The cabinet is scheduled to hold a special meeting on Wednesday when it is likely to consider budget memos from...

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