Finance Minister plans to cut the Universal Social Charge by one percent

Finance Minister Michael Noonan says he plans to cut the Universal Social Charge by one percent, if not more, in the Budget. Finance Minister Michael Noonan The Government has previously said it has room for a give-away Budget of between 1.2 and 1.5 billion, due to improving economic conditions and increased tax-take. Minister Noonan says he’s cutting personal taxes to raise take-home pay for everyone and encourage more people to work: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/42457/medium/”]