Tax policy is likely to be a key focus of our next government

We need to do more with measures that help companies finance their activities

16th February, 2020
Tax policy is likely to be a key focus of our next government
The result of the election means tax policy will be the subject of debate for some time. Picture: Getty

What a week. The result of the election means tax policy will be the subject of debate at home for some time.

Elsewhere, the EU Commission recently published its 100+ pages 2020 survey on tax policies in the European Union. It contained commentary on a number of member states’ policies, but one stood out.

Simple question: debt or equity funding? That’s what companies have to decide when seeking investment. If a company is debt financed then...

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