TaxCorporate TaxAhern seeks veto on EU tax matters

Ahern seeks veto on EU tax matters

Irish head seeks assurance that EU tax matters can be vetoed

Outgoing Taoiseach Bertie Ahern will call on the European Commission
president Jose Manuel Barroso to ensure that the Irish has the power of veto
over tax issues under the Lisbon Treaty.

Ahern said he wouls ask the president to confirm that decisions on EU
taxation must be unanimous and that countries can exercise a veto, reported
RTE.

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