A Progressive Alternative to USC
SIPTU has launched a proposal for “A Progressive Alternative to the Universal Social Charge” (USC).
It recommends that a new Social Solidarity Contribution, which would retain all the progressive elements of the existing USC charge as a highly effective and efficient mechanism for raising much-needed revenue from the wealthy and those on top incomes in Irish society, should be introduced.
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See full press release here
Video of SIPTU President Jack O’Connor launching SSC here