Property tax of 0.18% on property up to 1m and 0.25% on property over 1million.
Child benefit reduced by 10 per month
No increase on diesel or petrol.
Increases across the board on vehicle tax and VRT.
Extending carbon tax to solid fuels - 10 per tonne from May and 20 per tonne in May 2014.
No change to income tax.
10c on pint beer, cider, measure of spirits and pack of cigarettes, 50c on 25g pack tobacco and 1 on bottle of wine.
Social welfare payment will not be reduced. Duration of Jobseeker's Benefit to be reduced by three months
Student contribution in higher education will be increased by 250 in each of the years 2013, 2014, 2015
Prescription charge for medical card holders to be increased from 0.50 to 1.50 per item -monthly cap for a family increased from 10 to 19.50
Drug Payment Scheme threshold is being increased from132 to 144 per month.
Over 70's with income of 600-700 p/wk for single person and 1,200-1,400 p/wk for couple - medical card replaced with a GP only card.
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