Brexit: George Osborne targets Ireland’s corporation tax regime

Osborne has vague plans to reduce Britain’s rate to 15 per cent

10th July, 2016
George Osborne

The power of corporation tax policy to drive inward investment and retain existing investment is an article of faith in most developed economies. It has been part of Irish economic policy since the 1950s – we practically invented the notion. It was inevitable that, in the chaos following Brexit, the issue would rear its head in Britain. And it did at the start of this week, with chancellor George Osborne announcing that, in the future,...

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