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No good reputation without taxation #AppleTax

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Wednesday 5 Oct 2016

As I joined a number of Irish colleagues in a meeting with EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in Strasbourg, this week, a very simple truth was foremost in my mind: a corporate tax regime that fails to claim a minimally fair amount of revenue from large corporations, be it by design or default, robs the fundamental workings of government of legitimacy, both at home and abroad, whatever about the complex details and context surrounding such matters. Read More