Thursday August 13, 2020

Your Money: Charting the changes - budget woes for families

Recent budgets have seen families receive the short end of the stick, with a series of measures introduced that have eroded family incomes.

24th March, 2013
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan.

Recent budgets have seen families receive the short end of the stick, with a series of measures introduced that have eroded family incomes.

The most recent budget in December 2012, Michael Noonan's second budget as Minister for Finance, brought more gloom and austerity measures. Noonan announced plans to tax maternity benefit from mid-2013, introduced further cuts to child benefit and hiked college costs. For families, broader measures, such as PRSI increases and the introduction of...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 7 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago