TASC Newsletter 13 July 2021


Marketisation of welfare and employment services

The issue of unemployment, and the hundreds of thousands of people who are out of work, has rightly been a focus of much media and policy attention over recent months. Guest blog piece by Michael McGann, Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow at Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute. Read on here

Corporation Tax in Ireland
by Paul Sweeney

Ireland has had a low rate of corporation tax of 12.5% since 2003. If two decades later, the rate was raised by 2.5% to a minimum rate of 15%, as agreed at the G7 summit of the biggest nations, would economic life end?  Read on here
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"CommEUnication" Youth Engagement Survey

TASC is currently a partner of the project CommEUnication - Youth Engagement for Communicating the EU – funded by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union. The project aims to promote a deeper understanding of the EU, specifically its values and its benefits, in order to encourage citizens to increase their engagement as EU citizens and to tackle disinformation. We invite you to participate by completing this short online survey.  Access the survey here

Minister Donohoe, Tax Reform and Multilateralism.

Blog piece by Paul Sweeney. Irish Times columnist Fintan O'Toole put Mr Donohoe's rejection of international cooperation well - saying "The Government seems determined to show the world that Ireland is a rogue state." Read on here

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