Ireland is Republican Land

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Ireland is Republican Land

Post by Zute » Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:30 pm

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Re: Ireland is Republican Land

Post by AbyssalMage » Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:09 pm

But what are the taxes in Ireland. I love bashing Republican's but only when it's due. Europe in general has high taxes so my condemnation or support of Paul would be dependent on that. I.e. If they have low taxes already (30% or lower) then I would support Paul but if they are like the rest of Europe and have taxes near the 50% mark, then I wouldn't agree with him. I'm fine with are tax system at 35% or lower.

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Re: Ireland is Republican Land

Post by Zute » Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:06 pm

Corporation tax in the Republic of Ireland is a levy on a company’s profits. The tax is charged on both a company's income and chargeable gains. The corporation tax in Ireland is quite low, and is often cited as an example of tax competition, as it is used as an incentive for foreign companies to invest in the state.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corporatio ... of_Ireland

Their personal tax rate is pretty low too.

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Re: Ireland is Republican Land

Post by Zute » Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:08 pm

Also, Paul Krugman isn't just some random guy. He's a random guy with a very nice beard. He won a Nobel Prize for his beard, or something.
Paul Robin Krugman ( /ˈkruːɡmən/;[6] born February 28, 1953) is an American economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics, and an op-ed columnist for The New York Times.[7][8] In 2008, Krugman won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography. According to the prize Committee, the prize was given for Krugman's work explaining the patterns of international trade and the geographic concentration of wealth, by examining the effects of economies of scale and of consumer preferences for diverse goods and services.[9]
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Re: Ireland is Republican Land

Post by AbyssalMage » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:30 am

Thanks Zute. Yeah, didn't like Romney a whole lot before. No wonder Massachusetts had a poor economy during his tenure and education took a nose dive. But I guess if you have the $$$ you can make anyone believe the opposite. And some people will believe anything you say as long as you tell them it with a smile and you have a "R" next to your name.

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