There are other ways to skin a taxpayer

The average rate of income tax levied on each euro of gross income in 2010 was 12.6 per cent.

There are other ways to skin a taxpayer

The government could have collected water rates plus local property tax for 2015 more easily and transparently.

They could have raised the effective income tax rate by under one per cent or corporation tax by two-and-a-half per cent.

Michael Mernagh

Raheens

Carrigaline

Co Cork

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