Tax Strategy Group Papers: Exiles would 'sever connections' if more money sought

Many tax exiles would "sever their connections" with Ireland if the government tried to extract more money from them, according to the tax strategy group.

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Ian Kehoe

29th September, 2012

Many tax exiles would "sever their connections" with Ireland if the government tried to extract more money from them, according to the tax strategy group.

The government expert group on taxation warned that this would have possible consequences for "investment and employment".

The government has said repeatedly that it wants tax exiles to contribute more to the exchequer, and the commitment to do so is in the Programme for Government.

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