The UK’s corporation tax is “already the lowest in Europe”

Boris Johnson, Leadership debate, ITV

November 19, 2019

Facts

The UK’s corporation tax rate of 19 percent is not the lowest in Europe. As Full Fact noted, Ireland’s rate is 12.5 percent, Lithuania’s rate is 15 percent and Hungary’s is 9 percent.

Verdict

Boris Johnson’s claim was a lie.

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