Opinion Gene Kerrigan

Thursday 28 May 2015

Gene Kerrigan: Five years on, we're still stuck in crisis 

Some people are very unhappy with the property tax. This is the latest Michael Noonan tax, which – from July – will cost households an average of €400 a year. It comes on top of all the other taxes and levies and charges they're extracting from us, to pay for the mess the bankers and speculators made. And some people think this €400-a-year tax is just plain wrong. They want it doubled. We speak, of course, of Ibec, the "voice of Irish business and employers".

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