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Budget 2017

Budget 2017 was announced on 11 October 2016.

This document sets out the main changes in the areas of taxation, social welfare, health, housing, education, employment and other areas. It is an overview and not a complete statement of the measures announced in Budget 2017.

This document will be updated throughout the week as more details become available.

Some of the changes announced in the Budget come into effect immediately. Others take effect from the beginning of January 2017 or later in 2017. Many others have to be finalised before coming into effect.

Some elements of these measures may change when the legislation required to bring them into effect is enacted.

For a full list of the Budget changes that were announced, please see the Department of Finance and Department of Public Expenditure and Reform website,