# usc - Today’s News
Let’s face it – life is different in the summertime.
# usc - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The charge was brought in to discourage ‘inappropriate’ bonus payments being made to staff in bailed out banks.
# usc - Friday 16 May, 2014
The Finance Minister has sought to downplay suggestions that thousands of taxpayers face a hike in USC next year.
# usc - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Plus: Exactly how many Labour Party councillors have left the party because they disagree with its policies in government?
# usc - Thursday 31 October, 2013
Hint: Think billions.
# usc - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
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
Over 100 people gathered outside Leinster House to rally against the proposed cut from €1700 to €1325.
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
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
Here are the most notable measures announced by Ministers Howlin and Noonan today.
# usc - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
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
Their season began in Dublin but will conclude with a BCS championship game in Miami, Florida.
# usc - Saturday 3 November, 2012
Or ‘uniforms’ as they say in the States.
# usc - Monday 29 October, 2012
# usc - Monday 1 October, 2012
Social Justice Ireland that a €3.5bn budget adjustment can be achieved without cutting social welfare or child benefit.
# usc - Sunday 22 April, 2012
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
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
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…