Vat hike to fund Donohoe’s ‘Brexit-proof’ Budget 2019

There will be a boost for the country’s 174,000 landlords who are going to see their tax relief on mortgage interest payments rise from 90 per cent to 100 per cent

7th October, 2018
Paschal Donohoe, Minister for FinanceCollins

Minister for Finance Paschal Donhoe has got to the stage where his second budget is “99.9 per cent” complete, according to those involved in the process.

He has had 30 meetings with ministers, Fianna Fáil and independent TDs over the past fortnight, hence his hoarse voice. He is due to have a final round of budget meetings tomorrow with Fianna Fáil, the Independent Alliance and a number of cabinet ministers such as Minister for...

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