On 13th April, The government agreed to a number of new measures to help address the rising costs of energy.
- VAT on gas and electricity will be cut from 13.5% to 9% until the end of October
- Excise reductions on petrol, diesel and green diesel will also be extended to Budget Day
- 370,000 Fuel Allowance recipients will receive a €100 lump sum
- A further reduction in green diesel excise levy
These are in addition to the €2 billion worth of cost of living measures announced as part of Budget 2022
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