Thursday December 5, 2019

EU tax changes a bigger threat than Brexit

The Coffey review warns interfering with corporate tax regime could cost Ireland up to €4 billion

17th September, 2017
Head of the Fiscal Advisory Council, Seamus Coffey

From boom to bust to Brexit. Even less than a decade from the worst recession that this country has experienced in modern times, we are facing a further economic shock in Brexit, the scale of which is as yet unknown.

And now the head of the Fiscal Advisory Council, Seamus Coffey, when asked to choose, thinks mooted EU tax changes pose a bigger threat than Brexit. The UCC economist told the Oireachtas committee on budgetary...

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