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Listen: Govt. Urged Not To Target Middle Income Earnings In Child Benefit Cut Plans.

: 06/05/2018 - 13:55

The Government is being warned not to target middle income earners with new plans to cut child benefit.

The Social Protection Minister is considering reducing payments for those who're better off and using the money to fund childcare for everyone.

It's thought the income threshold could be set at 100-thousand Euro per household - but there are fears that may be too low.

Financial advisor Karl Deeter has been looking at the figures:

newstalk1329818.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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