Tom Maguire: Parties have Covid-19 in mind with their blueprint for change
The programme for government wants to review the tax environment for SMEs and entrepreneurs, so that Ireland remains an attractive place to sustain businesses and start new ones
Election 2020 was in early February and a programme for government was agreed on June 15, but consider the social, humanitarian and economic global crisis that has evolved between those dates.
The programme, a substantial document that seeks reform while admitting it won’t be simple with no easy solutions, was written accordingly, and there is a lot in it on tax.
It explains that there should be greater clarity on the likely economic impact of ...