Galway ranks 8th in country for household Income Tax
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway ranks 8th in Income Tax league tables, according to the latest research by Taxback.com.
In the Taxpayer Sentiment Survey Series 2018, 17 hundred taxpayers across the country were asked their views on taxing public wealth.
The study shows that almost two thirds of people support the introduction of a new tax on accumulated wealth.
Households in Galway are the 8th highest in the country when it comes to paying Income Tax.
Households in the city and county pay around 14 thousand 900 euro in Income Tax on average per year.
Households in Dublin pay the highest amount of Income Tax while households in Donegal pay the lowest.
Galway Tidy Towns asking businesses to adopt a spot under a new initiative.
Galway Businesses are being asked to Adopt A Spot under a new initiative that will be launched tomorrow afternoon.
The launch will take place in Easons in Shop Street at 2pm.
Galway Tidy Towns is asking businesses to look after the front of their premises and the City Council will do the rest.
Galway City Tidy Towns Chairperson Niall McNelis explains…
Over 33,000 families in Galway are to benefit from a €100 increase in Child Benefit payments this week.
Over 33,000 families in Galway city and county are to benefit from a €100 increase in Child Benefit payments this week.
The additional €100 per child in payments as announced by Minister Heather Humphries will be paid tomorrow to assist families with the Cost of Living.
This means that €240 will be paid per child.
This announcement by the minister has been welcomed by Ballinasloe Senator Aisling Dolan who says that this can be a difficult time of the year for parents.
Free event in city to showcase how to recycle food waste
Galway County Council is hosting a free event in the city tomorrow to help people understand how to recycle food waste
The educational event is open to all and will be held on Shop Street from 11am to 4pm
It’s being held in conjunction with National Food Waste Recycling Week, which runs until Friday.
Pauline McDonagh, Circular Economy Co-ordinator of the Southern Waste Region outlines what will be involved.