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Tables compiled by the Dept of Finance showing the impact of the budget on various incomes say it all. Here is an extract for a married couple with a house, without children and paying full PRSI:

  • On a gross income of €45,000, the reduction in income will be €422 a year (1.2% of gross).

  • On a gross income of €175,000, the reduction in income will be €872 a year (0.9% of gross)

So, for someone earning four times more, the impact of the budget is only doubled. Inequity is even greater for people further down the income scale. How can this budget be viewed as fair?

Letter published in the Irish Times on 7th December 2012.

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