EU battle on corporate tax looms

The next government will have to fight Europe to keep our low corporation tax rate.

19th May, 2007

The next government will have to fight Europe to keep our low corporation tax rate.

Sinn Fein and the Labour Party have decided to hop on the low corporation tax bandwagon, even as the European Commission is threatening to call time and send the Irish revellers home.

They believe there are few votes in plans to increase the corporation tax rate from its current 12.5 per cent rate, especially in circumstances where the lower rate...

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