Saturday December 14, 2019

King Trump could hit Ireland hard

Donald Trump may be a sham, but his tax plans could expose the sham that makes us one of the world’s richest nations

14th August, 2016
Flags for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump fly high in New Hampshire Pic: Getty

I place the crown on your head. Your Majesty, what tax policy would you like for your subjects? Perhaps more importantly, what tax policy would you like for yourself, given that you’re now the head of state? Given all this power, wow could you resist the temptation to tax yourself, and people like yourself, less?

Nobody likes paying taxes. The wealthiest enjoy it even less than the poor, especially in the world of...

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