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Know Your Rights 2015 Taxation, Health and Social Welfare

Andrew McCann

Do you really know your rights and entitlements regarding taxation, health and social welfare?

Using a question-and-answer format, Know Your Rights: 2015 Taxation, Health and Social Welfare, now in its tenth and final edition, brings together the most up-todate and practical information on:

  • How to calculate and understand your payslip as well as identifying ways of getting money back from Revenue
  • The revised water charges and Local Property Tax systems
  • Understanding the Medical Card and means-testing system as well as hospital and medication charges
  • State supports for those caring for people with disabilities, as well as payments for those with both short- and long-term illnesses
  • State supports when you lose your job, are working part-time, family payments and identifying different employment opportunities for returning to work
  • Knowing how to plan for your State Pension and how to calculate if you are eligible

Drawing on national and EU legislation, and incorporating the adjustments made in Budget 2015, Know Your Rights: 2015 Taxation, Health and Social Welfare is an indispensable guide for all households.

Praise for Know Your Rights:

‘Countless Ireland AM viewers have been helped by Andrew’s invaluable advice and anyone who reads this book will also reap the reward and be empowered in the process.’

Sinéad Desmond, co-presenter of Ireland AM, TV3

‘Andrew McCann is an expert in every sense of the word and his ability to deliver jargon-free advice makes this book a must for anyone seeking a way through what can often be a bureaucratic nightmare.’

Aidan Cooney, Call Cooney, Q102

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Publication Date

February 2015


978-1-909895-63-8 (Paperback)

No. of Pages



234 x 156


Business & Economics

About the Author

Andrew McCann is known nationwide for his clear, direct and relevant advice on all things related to social and civic entitlements and rights. Author of the well–known Know Your Rights: A Guide to Your Social and Civic Entitlements and Know Your Rights: A Practical Guide to Living in Challenging Times, Andrew is a frequent guest on national and local radio and TV3's Ireland AM.