Here we provide analyses of issues relating to Government revenues and expenditures, debts and deficits.
You can also find relevant facts, figures and updates to keep informed about Ireland’s progress
Progressivity Of The Irish Income Tax System
Based on the standard OECD measure, Ireland has the most progressive income tax system (including social insurance contributions) in the EU. Read more.
How Should We Deal With The Deficit In The Social Insurance Fund
The emerging deficit in the Social Insurance Fund does not imply that the only choice is to either increase PRSI contributions or reduce benefits. Read more about why contributions from general taxation should be considered.