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Start-ups hindered by punitive tax regime

Business founders have an uphill struggle in the face of adverse USC and PRSI rates

13th September, 2015
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Shane Ryan, founder of salad company Feed

Budget 2016 is due to be announced exactly one month from today, and Ireland’s entrepreneurs are calling on the government to enact pro-business measures that will encourage start-ups, and mitigate against the fear of business failure.

The budget must deliver urgent change to Ireland’s self-employed tax regime or risk driving valuable entrepreneurs to other countries, according to Kerry businesswoman Yvonne Murphy.

“Self-employed people continue to be discriminated against in terms of PRSI...

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