A tax essay by Brian Keegan

This sense of powerlessness contributes to the sense of tax unfairness. This is particularly so when we see the apparent flexibility afforded to business, and in particular to multinationals

12th February, 2017
Brian Keegan: ‘There is an inherent unfairness in all tax systems’ Picture: Clare Keogh

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