Brown firm on North’s corporation tax rate

It appears unlikely that corporation tax levels in theNorth will be reduced to match the 12.5 per cent rate in the Republic, following the meeting of the North-South council.

21st July, 2007

It appears unlikely that corporation tax levels in theNorth will be reduced to match the 12.5 per cent rate in the Republic, following the meeting of the North-South council.

British prime minister Gordon Brown all but ruled out the idea last Tuesday, focusing instead on a package of measures which he said would increase the competitiveness of businesses in the North and attract foreign investment.

The political parties in the North, especially the DUP, have been...

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