New government proposes tax equality for self-employed

15th May, 2016
The Department of Finance ran a public consultation Pic: RollingNews.ie

The new government intends to introduce changes to the tax system to deliver tax equality for the self-employed.

In its 156-page programme for government document published last week, the government commits to increasing the earned income tax credit for self-employed workers.

In the run-up to Budget 2016, the last government had indicated its intention, after much pressure from tax experts and business groups, to introduce more favourable tax treatment for the income of self-employed people,...

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