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Thursday, 10 December 2009
Ireland: no change ... so far
From Naoise Gaffney (Tomkins & Co, Dublin) comes some reassuring news. For those enjoying a favourable tax position as recipients of income from patent royalties and other IP-favourable tax-breaks in Ireland, the position after yesterday's Irish Budget Speech -- delivered by my old student Brian Lenihan -- is one of "no change so far".
You can check the full budget speech via the Irish Times here. On IP taxation in Ireland see IP Finance here and here.