EXCLUSIVE: €1,000 a year for the squeezed middle in budget giveaway
Election row overshadows tax cuts and spending spree
Taxpayers will be better off by about €1,000 a year following Tuesday’s budget, with the coalition targeting the self-employed, small businesses and families.
As divisions between Fine Gael and Labour over the timing of the general election threaten to overshadow the coalition’s giveaway, the government is poised to deliver a budget that it hopes will woo middle-income workers with a series of tax cuts and spending initiatives.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to appear...
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