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Murphy, Dara

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Finance (Local Property Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [Private Members]: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

Any well-run economy requires taxes to pay for its expenditure.More Button

We have three of the main four types, including a tax on spending, VAT and excise; taxes on transactions, which have been severely hit because stamp duty receipts are a quarter of what they were in...More Button

I can tell the Minister of State at the Department of Finance, with regard to the measures already introduced, including the reduction in VAT, that there is a clear benefit in encouraging spending ...More Button

I congratulate the people of our country on their intelligence and patriotism in seeing that this tax is an effort to recover our economic sovereignty in the short term and, in the long term, to ...More Button