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Sinn Fein admits €800m wealth tax plan not costed

Fiach Kelly Political Correspondent

Published 21/11/2012 | 05:00

SINN Fein has admitted the centrepiece to its alternative Budget – an €800m wealth tax – hasn't been costed by the Department of Finance.

It is also accepting the Government's figure of a €3.5bn in cuts, taxes or savings for next year. But Sinn Fein's proposed Budget plan would make up the vast majority of this – €2.76bn – through new taxes.

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