John Walsh: If Sinn Féin scraps the property tax, it would be act of monumental folly
With corporate tax on shaky ground, a broad and stable tax base is more important than ever
It has been a bad week for Ireland’s golden goose. The government could face years of unwelcome legal wrangling over whether or not Apple owes the state €13bn plus interest in back taxes following the Advocate General’s recommendation to set aside the 2020 judgement by the EU General Court.
Uncertainty over the corporate tax regime comes at a time when revenues are showing signs of softness following a decade of vertiginous growth.
The good news ...