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Play fair on tax, but play to win

The row over Ireland's corporate tax rate continues to simmer. But do we really have an unfair advantage over other countries?

8th December, 2013

The news this week that Forbes magazine ranked Ireland as the number one country in the world to do business puts Ireland Inc back at the heart of a long-running international debate.

Much of this debate has been focused on Ireland's headline rate of tax of 12.5 per cent - a long standing cornerstone of our economic policy. This has intensified over recent months and the country has had to defend its tax regime and...

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