A year or so ago we reported here that one of our most reliable contacts within the European Commission (EC) had been privy to conversations where the Irish tax regime was the number one target for many commissioners. For that feature we also had word from within the Irish cabinet that an EC crackdown was “on the cards”. At that time the EC had other worries with Italian, Greek, French and Cypriot economic problems, German deflation and so on. This feature received more reader replies than most over the past five years such is the level of commitment to the

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