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South won’t suffer from lower corporation tax in North, says IDA

Investors 'know what they are getting' in Republic

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
22nd November, 2015
Martin Shanahan

The introduction of a lower corporation tax rate in the North won’t damage job creation and investment here, the chief executive of the IDA believes. Martin Shanahan said while tax is a factor in companies locating here, the greatest issue is sourcing a steady pool of workers.

As part of the political negotiations concluded in Belfast last week it was agreed that the North could reduce its corporation tax rate to 12.5 per...

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