Archive for September, 2009


Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

 Department of Defence has informed PDFORRA, which represents soldiers, sailors and airmen/women of the Defence Forces, that it must break contact with the 24/7 Front Line Service Alliance.  This group went public last week in its efforts to highlight the ongoing cuts in pay and allowances faced by its members.   Gerry Rooney, General Secretary […]

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Taxation of Pension Gratuity

Monday, September 21st, 2009

In recent months many members of the Defence Forces were concerned that the Government established Commission on Taxation would introduce income tax on retirement gratuities.  Retiring PDFORRA members can now look forward to receiving their retirement gratuities “tax free” as the Commission has backed away from significant taxation of pension gratuities. Part 10 of the […]

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