Budget Summary

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The aim of this budget was to reduced exchequer spending by €4 billion without increasing income and other taxes.

The main details are:

  • Income tax rates remain at 20% and 41%. To recap, you pay an income levy of 2% up to €75,036pa, , 4% between €75,037 to €174,980 pa, and 6% in excess of €174,980 p.a.
  • The personal income tax rates are €36,400 (Single), Married Couple (one income) €45,400, Married Couple (dual income) €45,400 @20% with an increase of €27,400 max, balance at 41%.).
  • PRSI for Class A1 is 4% on first €75,036 and health levy is 4% on income up to €75,036, 5% on income greater than €75,036.
  • The main tax credits are €1,830 single, €3,660 married, and PAYE €1,830.

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Welcome to Lucas Financial Consulting Ltd.

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Welcome to Lucas Financial Consulting Ltd.

We are a firm of Independent Financial Consultants specialising in Retirement Planning, Investments and Family and Business Protection.

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Customised Portfolios For Everyone

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There is a lot more to making the right investment decision than taking a chance and hoping for the best. What’s more for many people it doesn’t have to be that way.

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