Personal tax hikes would hinder FDI, says IDA boss

Taxes on individuals in Ireland are as high as they can be without having a negative effect on foreign direct investment, IDA chief executive Barry O'Leary has said.

24th March, 2013
Barry O'Leary, chief executive, IDA.

Taxes on individuals in Ireland are as high as they can be without having a negative effect on foreign direct investment, IDA chief executive Barry O'Leary has said.

O'Leary was speaking to *The Sunday Business Post* from the US last week after American internet giants Yahoo! and McAfee announced plans to hire 260 staff here between them. He said that any further tax increases would deter multinational interest in Ireland as many bring in staff...

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