Typ­i­cal fam­ily of four, Low In­come Earn­ers with one source of in­come:

Malta Independent - - BUDGET 2017 -

In­crease in 2017 (€)

COLA Spe­cial COLA Av­er­age: Higher ceil­ing for In-Work Ben­e­fit (2 chil­dren un­der 23 years) Es­ti­mate in­crease on cost of toi­letries & per­sonal care prod­ucts One per­son smok­ing Ex­cise tax on non al­co­holic drinks (5 litres per week) In­crease on black bags (365)

To­tal: Dif­fer­ence +€208.62

*If at least one child is 18 years of age the fam­ily will ben­e­fit from a re­duc­tion in pub­lic trans­port costs of ap­prox­i­mately €260 in 2017

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