Tag: low income

Abolition of USC for low earners will protect low paid and incentivise work

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North Alan Farrell has welcomed the measure announced in the budget by Minister Michael Noonan that the Universal Social Charge (USC) is to be abolished for people who earn less than €10,000. Up to now the USC applied to people who earned €4,000 or more. “This will positively affect 330,000 people including the low paid,…