The end of austerity: gains for top earners, builders and farmers

Budget 2015 to phase out Double Irish tax structure. Top rate of tax to be cut, new SME tax boost.

12th October, 2014

A new ten-point plan for Ireland's corporation tax regime, a cut to the top rate of income tax and a wide-ranging stimulus package for the construction sector will form the central points of Tuesday's budget.

The Double Irish tax structure, used by certain multinationals to reduce tax liabilities, will be phased out over a number of years, most likely four.

Budget 2015 will also contain a substantial agriculture package, including a string of new tax...

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