Government has committed about €600m to spending hikes, with €300m for tax savings.
- Cut USC ( although this generates €4bn annually)
- PRSI increases for the self-employed
- Reduction on D.I.R.T from 41% to 38%
- Create incentives for first time buyers
- Increase the minimum wage by 10 cent
- Increase in excise duties
Overall, it is expected that the biggest cuts will be to people earning over €70, 000.