SBP editorial: Ireland must heed warnings from the US

3rd September, 2017

At a manufacturing company in Springfield, Missouri last week, Donald Trump, the increasingly erratic US president, reiterated his longstanding call for the slashing of the US’s corporate tax rate to 15 per cent from 35 per cent. As is now customary, Trump mentioned Ireland as one of the countries undercutting the US on corporation tax, along with a number of other countries, including Germany and France.

“With these countries and almost every country, we have...

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