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The principle of fair reciprocity can inform taxation in an ecosocial future

Mary Murphy 03/04/2023

This blog was first drafted as the authors speaking notes for a forum ‘The Fiscal Social Contract: How Taxation can be Applied as a Tool for Social Good in Irish Society’, February 20, 2023 Royal Irish Academy.   Organisers of a Royal Irish Academy forum on taxation policy recently reflected how, ‘in the face of permacrises, there is an …



How not to read taxation statistics

Michael Taft 09/03/2011

Michael Taft: Michael Hennigan over at Finfacts is worried that Irish taxation will reach high Danish levels by 2014. He shouldn’t be (though if …

Congress tax menu

07/12/2009

While a number of papers and submissions have been analyed in the media and elsewhere during the past few weeks, one paper seems to have escaped …

Tax Breaks

Nat O'Connor 04/12/2009

Nat O'Connor: TASC has estimated that tax breaks ('tax expenditure' to use the technical term) on personal income tax and corporation tax will cost …

Controversies over speed of fiscal adjustment

Slí Eile 28/10/2009

Slí Eile: A recent paper by John Fitzgerald of the ESRI (‘Fiscal Policy for Recovery’) indicates the scale of challenge facing public finances …

Brendan Hayes on why he didn't sign the Taxation Commission report

25/09/2009

"Low taxes, inequality in the provision of health and education, a growing income gap and sub-optimum economic growth: these are not separate, …

The values underlying the Commission on Taxation

Slí Eile 08/09/2009

Slí Eile: The Commission on Taxation (CoT) Report is another winter blockbuster following the Summer Bord Snip. A pattern has been witnessed - …

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