Tag: Budget 2016

Tax equalisation will benefit self-employed people and create jobs in Dublin Fingal

Fine Gael TD, for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that new tax equalisation measures will benefit self- employed people in the North County, helping to create even more jobs.   “There are 323,000 self-employed people in this country, 73,600 of them in the Dublin region. The new €550 Earned Income Tax Credit will benefit many of these people when…

600 new Gardaí as Budget 2016 confirms Govt commitment to tackling crime

€67m in additional funding for Justice as part of Budget 2016. Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell, has said that the announcement of 600 new Gardaí in Budget 2016 marks the Government’s commitment to increasing resources for an An Garda Síochána. “Budget 2016 announced the recruitment of an additional 600 Gardaí.…

€9 million Budget increase shows commitment of Govt to helping those affected by pyrite

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that measures contained in Budget 2016 clearly illustrate the Government’s strong commitment to assisting homeowners affected by pyrite.   “As someone who has campaigned vigorously on behalf of the owners of pyritic homes, I am pleased with the measures contained in the Budget. There has been a significant increase in…

Budget 2016 will support Dublin Fingal SMEs to grow and continue to create jobs

Budget begins equalisation of tax treatment between self-employed & PAYE workers Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that Budget 2016 will support SMEs in the North County to grow and continue to create jobs. “Budget 2016 will support SMEs to grow and continue to create jobs. The introduction of a €550 self-employed tax credit marks a…

Key Points from Budget 2016

The Department of Finance is projecting economic growth of 6.2% in 2015 and of 4.3% in 2016. 48,000 new jobs will be created in 2016, which will bring the overall number of people working in Ireland to just over 2 million. The Department of Finance has projected that national unemployment level will fall to 5% by the end of 2016,…

Dublin Fingal voters can expect more of same from FF – high taxes and irresponsible spending

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has strongly criticised the alternative budget plans announced by Fianna Fáil and said they would threaten Ireland’s fragile economic recovery. “Fianna Fáil’s pre-budget submission provides further evidence of why they are not fit to be trusted with our economic recovery. They are clearly still addicted to high taxes and spending and they…