Government considering tax credit for renters in budget, Tánaiste says
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said a rent tax credit had to be accompanied by a three year rent freeze so that it could not be “pocketed by landlords”
The government is considering introducing a tax credit for renters in the Budget next week, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil.
It comes at a time when rising rents and a shortage of available accommodation have increased the pressures on renters.
The government has previously ruled out bringing in a rent tax credit, but there are suggestions that it is going to change its stance in next week’s Budget.
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