Europe-wide taxes must be resisted

Charlie McCreevy’s remarkable broadside against the ‘‘tax harmonisation forces’’ in his own European Commission is a wake-up call, not just for Ireland, but for Europe as a whole.

31st March, 2007

Charlie McCreevy’s remarkable broadside against the ‘‘tax harmonisation forces’’ in his own European Commission is a wake-up call, not just for Ireland, but for Europe as a whole.

Because the continent stands to lose if the Commission succeeds in introducing its common corporate tax base.

There is no doubt that Ireland - a country where remarkable economic success has been based both in practice and in myth on low...

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