Thursday February 20, 2020

Tax Take: A time to delve... and a time to shelve

The government’s latest report on PRSI is likely to be quietly buried by Regina Doherty – and in this case, it’s probably best for all concerned

11th February, 2018

We are all used to government- commissioned reports and consultations being produced and then quietly shelved if they don’t suit the political priorities of the day. This habit can generate a degree of cynicism, understandably – but sometimes shelving a report is exactly the right thing to do.

It seems that this is what Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty proposes to do with last week’s report from her department concerning the future...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

State catching up with higher-than-average increase in number of new companies

Rachel Lavin | 15 hours ago

Refusing to discuss Irish unity no longer makes any sense for the DUP –talking about a united Ireland is not the same as supporting it

Deirdre Heenan | 4 days ago

A Sinn Féin-led government would have many implications for the country, from tax on banks to the housing market to a border poll

Ian Guider | 4 days ago