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Guest post by JJR: Shifting the tax burden from business to employees will not create jobs

JJR 26/11/2009

JJR: Fine Gael frontbenchers may not take their lead from the Obama administration, but when White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, said last year that one should ‘never waste a good crisis’, they seem to have taken this to heart. In advance of the 2010 budget, the party has proposed a permanent €900m tax cut for business, financed by …



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