USC is no temporary little arrangement for taxpayers
Published 25/08/2014 | 02:30
The impact took a while to be understood by everyone.
Coming in at the start of the year meant some were initially uncertain if their lighter pay packet was related to the holiday period.
But once the realisation kicked in the dent in take-home pay caused by the USC was permanent, it sent a shiver down the spine of most workers in early 2011.