Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, May 26, 2013.

25th May, 2013
The Sunday Business Post's article about oil exploration tax, May 19, 2013.

Your impassioned plea (*19/5/13*) to Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte to reduce further the (largely) symbolic tax rate of 25 per cent on oil and gas profits to encourage further exploration, is balanced by an acknowledgement that "the exploration rate was just as low ten years ago, when the tax regime was lower". What case are you trying to make?

Surely you know that the tax rate of 40 per cent that so terrifies the oil and...

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