Varadkar and Donohoe clash over new tax break plans for remote workers
Tánaiste wants ‘ambitious’ incentives and capital allowances to encourage the practice, but Donohoe fears the effect on city centres and career development for young staff
A stand-off between Leo Varadkar and Paschal Donohoe has threatened the prospects of new incentives to promote remote working, amid concerns about the damage the practice could do to city centres and the career development of young workers.
Correspondence between officials shows how the Tánaiste wanted a commitment to “ambitious” tax breaks included in the government’s remote working strategy, as well as capital allowances for businesses to help them provide employees with the option of...
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