We need a new plan: low corporate tax era is over

In the wake of dramatic shifts in the US corporate tax rate, Ireland cannot simply threaten to lower its own

30th April, 2017

Today is the 101st day of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Before he took office, his rhetoric (or was that bloviation?) amounted to a child’s wishlist of overblown achievements about repealing Obamacare, destroying Isis, restoring lost jobs and making America great again.

Low on specifics, high on bombast, it is clear now that a great many of those targets were not just missed, but were never achievable in the first place. However, the...

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