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# usc - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011 Pay

No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011

The charge was brought in to discourage ‘inappropriate’ bonus payments being made to staff in bailed out banks.

# usc - Friday 16 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Fianna Fáil like people who plant a time-bomb and want others to change the timing Universal Social Charge

Noonan: Fianna Fáil like people who plant a time-bomb and want others to change the timing

The Finance Minister has sought to downplay suggestions that thousands of taxpayers face a hike in USC next year.

# usc - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers In Numbers

JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers

Plus: Exactly how many Labour Party councillors have left the party because they disagree with its policies in government?

# usc - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie How much is the Universal Social Charge going to make in 2014? Universal Social Charge

# usc - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Families have seen monthly disposable income drop by €300 since 2008 Austerity

Families have seen monthly disposable income drop by €300 since 2008

A family with one parent has also seen its tax bill jump by 125 as a result of austerity policies, according to a new report.

# usc - Sunday 30 June, 2013

# usc - Friday 7 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Carers hold protest against plans to cut respite care grant Budget 2013 This post contains images

PHOTOS: Carers hold protest against plans to cut respite care grant

Over 100 people gathered outside Leinster House to rally against the proposed cut from €1700 to €1325.

From TheJournal.ie No change of heart from Government on respite care grant Budget 2013

No change of heart from Government on respite care grant

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has once more defended the decision to cut the respite care grant by more than €300 in Budget 2013.

# usc - Thursday 6 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Counting the pennies: where your tax money will go in 2013 Budget 2013

Counting the pennies: where your tax money will go in 2013

The government’s going to spend €69 billion in total next year. So where does the average taxpayer’s money go?

# usc - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2013: the main points from today’s announcements Budget 2013

Budget 2013: the main points from today’s announcements

Here are the most notable measures announced by Ministers Howlin and Noonan today.

# usc - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013? Budget 2013

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# usc - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Trojan effort gives unbeaten Notre Dame a fighting title shot

Their season began in Dublin but will conclude with a BCS championship game in Miami, Florida.

# usc - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Watching some college ball tonight? Keep an eye out for Oregon’s all-white kit Lilywhites This post contains images

Watching some college ball tonight? Keep an eye out for Oregon’s all-white kit

Or ‘uniforms’ as they say in the States.

# usc - Monday 29 October, 2012

# usc - Monday 1 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Taxes on texts and junk food proposed by Social Justice Ireland Budget 2013

Taxes on texts and junk food proposed by Social Justice Ireland

Social Justice Ireland that a €3.5bn budget adjustment can be achieved without cutting social welfare or child benefit.

# usc - Sunday 22 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: There aren’t enough female characters on kids’ tv – so I’m doing something about it Opinion

Column: There aren’t enough female characters on kids’ tv – so I’m doing something about it

There’s just one female character for every 3 male character in films aimed at children. This needs to change, writes actress Geena Davis.

# usc - Friday 20 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie US hospital prepares to send tiny baby home Little Miracle

US hospital prepares to send tiny baby home

Melinda Star Guido, the world’s third smallest baby, weighed just 9 1/2 ounces when she was born – less than a can of fizzy drink.

# usc - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures Budget 2012 This post contains images

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

# usc - Sunday 20 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# usc - Thursday 27 January, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Payday a black day for many Irish workers Payday This post contains images

Payday a black day for many Irish workers

Enquiries to make contact with financial institutions and counselling services saw a hike as workers find a hole in their January pay packet.