Analysis > February 2016

Election 2016 – What the parties are promising on tax

The main political parties are proposing a smörgåsbord of different measures to woo voters. Below are the key personal taxation measures from the various parties. Fine Gael: Inheritance tax ceiling up, 5% tax on incomes over €100,000 and abolish USC Fine Gael is proposing to abolish the USC between now and 2020. It is a big bold step and would cost a whopping €3.7 billion. To help pay for that the party would impose a 5% additional tax for those on …