The financial year ahead and how it will affect your pocket

We assess some of the tax changes, policy shifts and new legislation that will shape your personal finances in 2019

30th December, 2018
Budget changes should put a few more euro in people’s pockets in January Picture: Getty

January will see Budget 2019’s changes affect the wages of hundreds of thousands of taxpayers. When you see your first payslip of 2019, there’s likely to be some good news, with the budget putting a little more money in everyone’s pockets.

Tax changes announced in October’s budget speech by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, including an increase in the standard rate tax band, will mean most people will be up about...

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