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Sunday 4 December 2016

Squeezed middle left to shoulder tax burden

Published 05/08/2016 | 02:30

Dermot O'Leary is chief economist with Goodbody
Dermot O'Leary is chief economist with Goodbody

The squeezed middle is in danger of becoming mangled as the Government persists in going for the soft target.

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According to the latest figures, workers are now paying €5bn a year extra in tax since the boom.

Dermot O'Leary of Goodbody's is in no doubt that the Revenue figures prove that ordinary workers have been hit hardest.

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