Stephen Kinsella on Ireland’s Taxing problems

Let’s be straight about corporation tax. We have a policy problem. You can see it. The problem is how to unwind decades of established policy without decimating our industrial base, our high-value employment and our public finances. The first step is admitting our problem. We’ll get there.

17th June, 2018
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The public debate on the costs and benefits of export-led growth is maturing before our eyes. Strands of evidence from different studies and reports are weaving together a picture which policy makers can’t ignore as we head towards 2021 and Brexit.

The speed at which this public debate is evolving is remarkable. In the boom period of 2000 to 2007, it made no sense to question global companies hiring our workers, leasing or buying...

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