Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan presenting the government’s new Economic Recovery Plan
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Dublin Castle, Dublin 2.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin, alongside Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and the Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan, has been announcing the Government’s plan, which is laying out a road map for the economy as it emerges from the impact of Covid-19.
The Cabinet has agreed that owners of new homes built since 2013 will now have pay Local Property Tax as part of a new Economic Recovery Plan
Another change to have been agreed by the Government will see about 33% of people who already pay property tax having their tax bill increased by around €100 every year.
The recovery plan is set to commit to introducing a pilot scheme that would guarantee a basic income for artists.
Minister for Arts Catherine Martin will work towards finalising the scheme in July and it would then be rolled out for a “significant number” of artists from January