Your Money: Sweetened drinks tax inching closer
The government must act to make sure Ireland does not become the most overweight country in Europe
The government’s plans to introduce a tax on sweetened drinks moved a step closer this month when the window for submissions during a public consultation phase closed.
The World Health Organisation has warned that Ireland is well on track to becoming the most overweight country in Europe by 2030. Medical experts say urgent action is crucial.
An MRBI poll found 78 per cent of people supported a sugar tax when it was used for...
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Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years
The way we did business a few months ago may never return – so the opportunity is to make changes that will both aid recovery and set us up well for our new futures