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Old February 22nd, 2006, 12:00 PM  
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Join Date: December 15, 2004
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i totally agree as a European i love the system, in ireland we have too rates of income tax the lower rate is 20% and the higher rate is 42% and i cant reember wat the threshold is but its about 30,000 euro. any money earned after that 30,000 is taxed at 42%.

i think its a great system cause i know i would prefer to be poor in Ireland than the USA. we get free health and fantastic social welfare system.

now you say salaries are lower, i dont think that is so, in Ireland we have one of the highest minimum wages in Europe, and earn a great living after taxes.

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