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Let's talk about tax

It might actually benefit Ireland to begin the process of discussing openly how the country is used by multinationals to avoid taxes, writes david McWilliams.

12th October, 2013
Right across the political spectrum -- left to right -- momentum is moving against the way in which Ireland taxes its foreign corporations.

On Friday, both the Financial Times and the New York Times carried banner pieces criticising how Ireland is being used and, more to the point, is allowing itself to be used as part of a large tax avoidance scheme. Opinion is shifting against Ireland's corporate tax system. And we are talking about the Financial Times and the New York Times - hardly the Worker's Hammer or Militant.

Added to this, we have reports that the...

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