Your Money: Small change,big issues

Cuts to the USC mean a small boost to this month’s pay packet, but there are other changes ahead when it comes to tax, inheritance and mortgages

22nd January, 2017
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For hundreds of thousands of employees who are paid monthly, the coming days will bring the first salary payment of 2017. And with it, a budget bonus.

Don’t get too excited though: it’s only a fiver or so per week, on average. Beyond this extra few euro per week, there are a number of other policy changes that could affect consumers this year.

Budget 2017 announced cuts to the controversial universal social...

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