Tagged with: commission on taxation


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 that’s what it takes to reach Danish levels of unemployment estimated to be 3.5 percent in 2014, some people might think it worth the price). Ireland is a low-tax economy and will stay that way under …



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 - …

Read the fine print

Michael Taft 08/09/2009

Michael Taft: There will be any number of posts and articles on different aspects of the Commission on Taxation Report. Here I’d like to address …

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