Credit-card stamp duty ‘goes against EC’s plans’

The government’s stamp duty on credit and debit cards ‘‘goes against’’ the European Commission’s plans to introduce one bank account or debit card that can be used to buy goods and services across the EU, according to the vice-president of Visa Europ

16th December, 2006

The government’s stamp duty on credit and debit cards ‘‘goes against’’ the European Commission’s plans to introduce one bank account or debit card that can be used to buy goods and services across the EU, according to the vice-president of Visa Europe.

By 2008, all Irish banks must begin to issue products, such as debit cards, that can be used in all EU countries, according to Marc...

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