Tagged with: tax rates

Optimal taxation of top incomes

Tom McDonnell 16/04/2013

Tom McDonnell: You can find an interesting paper on optimal top marginal tax rates here.… The authors find that the optimal top marginal tax rate converges to about 2/3. You can read a synopsis of the findings here.

The effect of marginal tax rates


It has sometimes been suggested that marginal tax rates in Ireland are too high, and that raising them would harm growth. They may affect the …

Effective tax rates in Ireland

Proinnsias Breathnach 11/01/2010

Proinnsias Breathnach: I sent the following letter to the Irish Times in early December, but like my article on competitiveness, it failed to make it …

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