Does anyone understand economics? why is Ireland kicking ass?

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Economy of the Republic of Ireland
Statistics
GDP growth
4.9% (2016) 7.2% (2017) 6.8% (2018e) 4.1% (2019e)
GDP per capita
$76,098 (nominal, 2018 est.) $78,784 (PPP, 2018 est.)
GDP per capita rank
4th (nominal, 2018) 5th (PPP, 2018)
GDP by sector
agriculture: 1.2% industry: 38.6% services: 60.2% (2017 est.)
Economy of the Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Economy_of_the_Republic_of_Ireland  In terms of GDP per capita, Ireland is ranked as one of the wealthiest countries in the OECD and the EU-27, at 4th in the OECD-28 rankings. In terms of GNP per capita, a better measure of national income, Ireland ranks below the OECD average, despite significant growth in recent years, at 10th in the OECD-28 rankings.  Ireland/GDP per capita

69,330.69 USD (2017)

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And some low corporate tax rates......

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6th freest economy and all nations ahead are also prospering.

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Very free markets, and a low tax burden.





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Personal income tax rates

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2019 (EUR)
Tax at 20%
Tax at 40%
Single and widowed person: no dependent children
Income up to 35,300
Balance of income over 35,300
Married couple: one income
Income up to 44,300
Balance of income over 44,300
Married couple: two incomes
Income up to 70,600
Balance of income over 70,600
income taxes are not low though

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 Ireland has created a business friendly environment, despite a consistent rise of income taxes, the overall tax burden has become smaller.
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well its good to see the irsh do well anything that hhumiliates the sansanach is a good thing the best revenge is to live well chuck fart are la
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at any rat i admire the irish for over coming poverty all on their own well done paddy welll done