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  • Budget – A plan for spending money.
  • Income – Money received.
  • Expenditure – Money paid out.
  • Gross Income – Total amount earned before deductions.
  • PAYE – Pay As You Earn. Income Tax. Paid to State.
  • PRSI – Pay Related Social Insurance. Pays for benefits if and when needed.
  • Net Income – Total amount earned after deductions. Take home pay.
  • Statutory Deductions – PAYE and PRSI
  • Voluntary Deductions – Optional, e.g. health insurance.
  • Household Expenses – Accommodation (rent/mortgage). Food. Clothing. Medical expenses. Travel. Electricity. Heating (gas/oil/etc.). Entertainment. Savings.
  • Tax Credit – System used to calculate the amount of tax a... (More)