Tax avoidance policy 'revealed'!

SINN Fein’s economy spokesman Caoimhghin Ó Caoláin has described revelations that the Irish exchequer missed out on over €8 billion in revenue as a result of tax avoidance schemes as “vindication of Sinn Féin policies on taxation.” Is Caoimhghin really saying smuggling cigarettes and diesel across the border counts as a policy? We knew the paramilitaries were good, but €8 billion? I refuse to believe it!

Sorry – couldn’t resist. ;o) Still, is it not a bit rich for a party that has benefited from tax avoidance in the past to criticise others on this issue?

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