Tuesday 21 February 2017

So, when is a tax a fair tax? Can it ever be fair?

Published 22/05/2014 | 02:30

Former environment minister Phil Hogan
Former environment minister Phil Hogan
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So, let's take a quick wander around the average person's pay packet, shall we?

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Well, the chances are you were first hit with a pay freeze, which was a pain. Then, most likely, the promised pay freeze eventually morphed into an actual pay cut, with many people losing 10pc off the top.

Then there was the Universal Social Charge which seemed to be designed to help nobody and hinder all of us.

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