France to Ireland: Your tax rate is on the table

The new French ambassador to Ireland Stéphane Crouzat believes that Brexit is Britain’s problem and Britain needs to come up with solutions

17th September, 2017
Stéphane Crouzat, ambassador of France to Ireland Picture: Fergal Phillips

France wants to put Ireland’s corporation tax regime “on the table” in a push for EU-wide harmonisation, the country’s new ambassador to Ireland has said.

Stéphane Crouzat, who is president Emmanuel Macron’s most senior diplomat in Ireland, said there is too much distortion between tax rates in European countries and that France would push for greater convergence at an EU level. His comments come after stark warnings last week...

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