The Tax Take

The Tax Take
Trader works at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange while Donald Trump is seen on a monitor in the background Pic: Getty

Plans to slash tax rates and broaden the tax base may be on the cards, but we must wait to see the real colour of the US president-elect’s prose

Candidates campaign in poetry, but govern in prose. There was little poetry to be found in many of US president-elect Donald Trump’s claims and promises prior to polling day. We have yet to see the colour of the prose of his presidential decision-making, but we have seen much exaggerated writing about the likely effect of Trump’s proposed policies on the world economy in general, and the Irish economy in particular.

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