Monday February 17, 2020

The Tax Take

Budget 2017 should have been more proactive as the countdown to Brexit begins

16th October, 2016

Ireland must be unique in the way we respond to the most important event of the year for tax policy: the budget. In other countries, tax issues don’t receive anything like the same level of attention as they do here, and usually the political debate is polarised in left-wing/right-wing terms.

In this country, the debate about tax tends to be polarised in sectoral terms: employer versus employee, employee versus pensioner, self-employed versus...

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