Friday 17 November 2017

Tax attacks

•Few things appear to raise the ire of the press more than the much derided "tax exiles" -- a pejorative term most recently hurled at JP McManus.

It strikes me that this is flagrantly hypocritical -- for many years Ireland has based much of its economic stead in the deliverance of an "advantageous" taxation system to corporate entities.

A taxation system that is particularly generous relative to the taxation which a company may endure in neighbouring European constituencies.

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