Taxing question: Was Brexit to blame?

With Vat undershooting the Department of Finance’s estimates yet again, Brexit wasn’t entirely to blame

7th August, 2016

Our friends at the British newspapers came up with the phrase “the silly season” to describe the “news-lite” months when the nation’s political and business elite decamp to their various summer retreats to recharge the batteries for the new season ahead, leaving behind an arid wasteland for news gatherers to scavenge on. Unfortunately the presses still have to roll, the bulletins have to be filled, and inevitably silliness erupts to fill the vacuum so abhorred...

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