Budget Highlights 2017

  • Budget Highlights 2017

    MICHAEL NOONAN BEGAN his sixth budget statement saying the Irish economy is in ‘good shape’ and that his government plans to cut taxes and spend more next year.

    The first of this minority government, Budget 2017 – with a larger-than-anticipated package of €1.3 billion – has a stamp of approval from both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

    Here are the main details of this year’s budget: Finance 

    Noonan faced the Dáil first, giving details of how Budget 2017 would impact Ireland’s tax system, leading with a heavy warning about how a hard Brexit could negatively impact Ireland’s finances. He notes there will be €500 million worth of tax cuts. Read More