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Island should admit tax mistakes - Moffatt

The Celtic League is calling for the Isle of Man to admit it 'stole tax receipts' from Ireland in the wake of a new tax agreement.

Last week, Treasury Minister Allan Bell signed a deal which will see the Island exchange tax information with the Republic.

But Celtic League spokesman Bernard Moffatt (pictured) says the long-running Mahon tribunal, which investigated dodgy land deals, uncovered evidence that millions of pounds were hidden from the Irish taxman in Manx accounts.

He says for decades the government chose to ignore the scale of the problem and has called for a public admission of guilt from the government.

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