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Another reason why your take home pay is better off now than in 2006 is that the tax credit for PAYE workers is also higher today than it was back then.
At 30,193, you will take home 1,817 more pay (or 35 more a week) after paying tax next year than you did in 2006, according to Lauren Clabby, associate director with KPMG. You will still pay more tax levies (through the USC) next year than you did in 2006 (through the then health levy) and your PRSI bill will also be higher. However, you will pay less USC next year than canada goose outlet toronto factory you did last year due to the cuts announced in Budget 2018.
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The main reason for the jump in your after tax income are the increases in the State pension over the last few years. “There has been a considerable increase in the weekly State Pension since 2006,” said Devlin. “Under Budget 2018, this couple will benefit from the 5 weekly increase in the State pension from the last week of March 2018.”
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You’ll also benefit from the increase in the earned income tax credit which is a tax allowance aimed at the self employed.
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Single mum on social welfare338 a week better off than 2006A single mum of one child will get more than twice as much social welfare next year as she received in 2006, according to this paper’s analysis. This makes this individual one of the biggest winners of the Budget canada goose outlet shop measures introduced since the height of the Celtic Tiger.
Let’s say you’re a single mum aged 28 who is not working and who has one child aged 10.
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By comparison, a single mum with a 10 year old child was entitled to 12,048 worth of social welfare payments in 2006 or the equivalent of 232 a week.
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