Gavan Reilly

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Saturday Statement #3

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“If a single-percentage drop in retail sales is enough to wipe out so many high street retailers, the Government have no option but to cut VAT.”


Written by Gav

January 17th, 2009 at 5:21 pm

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2 Responses to 'Saturday Statement #3'

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  1. Did I read that Ireland is the only country IN THE WORLD to higher the VAT rate in a effort to weather the recession? What the fuck are our government doing to us?


    20 Jan 09 at 11:38 am

  2. Pretty much Darren – as I wrote in another post, last year the Germans raised VAT and this weeek with the onset of consumer spending slowing down, they’re cutting it again.

    You have to wonder what the hell they’re thinking. McCreevy would never have done it anyway, that’s for sure.


    20 Jan 09 at 12:07 pm

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