Monday January 27, 2020

USC should be the seed of tax reform

7th June, 2015
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Brian Lenihan

Brian Lenihan died four years ago this coming Wednesday.

The controversies that dominated his tenure as finance minister are now receding: Anglo is dead; the promissory notes are gone; Nama aims to wind down early; the bailout is over.

But the universal social charge (USC) lives on. It may prove to be more intractable than the others. And this may be a good thing.

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