Brian Keegan: Tax has become a four-letter word
The European Commission may have said ‘unlawful state aid’, but we only heard ‘€13 billion’
Some commentators have suggested that the special sitting of the Dáil last week on appealing the European Commission’s decision in the Apple case achieved nothing. Nobody was persuaded, nobody changed their minds about the rights and wrongs of the Apple debate. After all, the cabinet’s decision had already been taken. Wasn’t this a mere rubber-stamping exercise?
I don’t think that assessment is correct. The cleverest aspect of...
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Private rental sector remains strong despite Covid-19
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Comment: US must defuse Covid-19’s ticking time bomb of debt
The United States cannot defeat the pandemic like a military foe but it can learn from looking back at its post-war economic recovery