The Irish are smart. They realise that if you want to boost business, you actually have to cut taxes, reports accountancy services Harris & Co. Low tax rates stimulate growth and higher growth means that you actually collect more tax in the longer term than with high tax rates. Mrs Thatcher proved that in 1979 when she came into power and set about reducing tax rates. Hey presto we had the boom of the 1980"s! A few lessons there for the current Government!