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Debt Sustainability Analysis Calculator
Make revenue and spending policy projections from 2022 out to 2050 with our new DSA calculator. See how changes to fiscal plans would affect debt sustainability and whether they would comply with EU fiscal rules.
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Wed, 13 Oct 2021
Preliminary PBO Review of Budget 2022
PBO Publication 31 of 2021
Tue, 12 Oct 2021
Debt Sustainability Analysis Calculator Budget 2022
PBO Publication 30 of 2021 [Keywords: Budget 2022, Budget, Economy, Spending, Tax, Debt]
Tue, 12 Oct 2021
Assessing Exchequer expenditure on COVID-19 related measures - 2021
PBO Publication 29 of 2021 [Keywords: Budget 2022, COVID-19, Estimates, Spending]
The European Council has approved a plan to help the European economy to recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out more in our latest publication on the impact of the pandemic.
The estimated cost of the Covid-19 pandemic in terms of reduced taxation receipts in 2020 was expected to be €13.9 billion but the impact on tax receipts has been less severe than expected. See a data visualisation of fiscal data for Ireland, including the impact of Covid-19.
Parliamentary Budget Office