SBP editorial: Making the case for modest tax cuts

24th September, 2017

One of the most familiar political soundbites of recent times is the pledge not to repeat the mistakes of the past.

New Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who is presiding over his first budget, has made such a pledge, as has new finance minister Paschal Donohoe.

But it tends to be articulated most before any budget. In the final weeks, the determined drive to ensure that public spending increases are modest and that tax cuts are actually...

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