Saturday May 30, 2020

Donohoe fires shot across tax advisers’ bow

In a significant speech to the Irish Taxation Institute in recent days, Donohoe warned that the price of tax certainty was 'legitimacy', and that he could only offer 'stability to a system he could stand over'

4th March, 2018
Paschal Donohoe: went off script during speech to gathering of top tax advisers Picture: Fergal Phillips

He was warmly welcomed as the guest of honour at an annual dinner of tax advisers. But Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe issued a stark message to those in attendance about the potential consequences of their actions on Ireland’s ability to retain its competitive tax advantage.

In a significant speech to the Irish Taxation Institute in recent days, Donohoe warned that the price of tax certainty was “legitimacy”, and that he could only...

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