Budget 2020: Donohoe has chosen to take the easy way out

The Minister for Finance was tasked with correcting numerous tax anomalies, but his budget contained little to support younger people, in particular

Every budget produces winners and losers. It’s just that, this year, we may all be losers as a no-deal Brexit looms and Ireland plays catch-up in reducing our out-of-control carbon emissions.

Along with the headline carbon tax hike of €6 on the existing tax of €20 we will all have to pay in the next year (and the extra €6 per year for every year until 2030), there’s the additional €1 billion in ...