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Corporation Tax

# corporation-tax - Monday 7 April, 2014

From Business ETC So just what was the effective rate of tax for corporations in the last decade? Tax Haven

So just what was the effective rate of tax for corporations in the last decade?

It’s more than you might think for most companies.

# corporation-tax - Thursday 17 October, 2013

OECD approves of Irish tax rate, but change is coming says Noonan

The head of the OECD’s tax centre says there is no threat to the Irish corporate tax rate, but Michael Noonan wants to enhance the country’s reputation.

# corporation-tax - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From Business ETC Closing tax loophole won’t ‘adversely affect’ multinational companies, says ACC Corporation Tax

Closing tax loophole won’t ‘adversely affect’ multinational companies, says ACC

The American Chamber of Commerce and the IDA say that changes in Ireland’s tax residency rules will not affect Ireland’s competitiveness as a location for foreign direct investment.

# corporation-tax - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From Business ETC ‘We don’t want to incur any reputational damage’: Noonan on ‘stateless’ companies crackdown Talking Tax

‘We don’t want to incur any reputational damage’: Noonan on ‘stateless’ companies crackdown

And on our beloved corporation tax, the Minister said: “That’s our business, it can’t be imposed on us, and we’re gonna keep it at 12.5 per cent.”

# corporation-tax - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Enda Kenny: Our corporation tax is not in question from anyone, ok?

The Taoiseach has defended Ireland’s corporation tax regime against questions about ‘sweetheart’ deals for some US multinationals.

From Business ETC “There was no sweetheart deal for Apple” in Ireland Corporation Tax

“There was no sweetheart deal for Apple” in Ireland

CEO of IDA Ireland Barry O’Leary told the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee that foreign companies are paying a substantial amount of corporation tax.

# corporation-tax - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton

Minister Joan Burton said that while Ireland’s tax rates are favourable, the companies still employ large numbers of people.

# corporation-tax - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From Business ETC Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target

But the deficit for the first eight months of this year was over €4 billion less than it was in the first eight months of 2012.

# corporation-tax - Monday 19 August, 2013

From Business ETC Vodafone paid British Government over €1 billion Irish subsidiary Tax Compliance

Vodafone paid British Government over €1 billion Irish subsidiary

A Leopardstown-registered subsidiary of the British telecoms giant had a turnover of €380 million a year, but did not employ a single person between 2002 and 2007.

# corporation-tax - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Pearse Doherty: We’d have a better economy in a United Ireland

The Sinn Féin TD says that many of the arguments against uniting North and south are based on misinformation and argues that a border poll needs to happen before the end of the decade.

# corporation-tax - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Designers Dolce & Gabbana get 20 months’ jail for tax evasion

Designers Dolce & Gabbana get 20 months’ jail for tax evasion

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have appealed, and the sentence will be suspended in the meantime.

# corporation-tax - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Taoiseach: I didn’t raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama

Enda Kenny met with Barack Obama at the G8 summit in Lough Erne this week but did not raise recent US Senate committee claims about Ireland being a tax haven for Apple.

# corporation-tax - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From Business ETC US committee wants to impose US tax on Google and Apple’s Irish income Talking Tax

US committee wants to impose US tax on Google and Apple’s Irish income

A Congressional committee has been told that a ‘carrot and stick’ approach is favoured among politicians and US businesses.

# corporation-tax - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

State’s income for three of the ‘big four’ taxes is less than expected

Income tax, VAT and excise duties are lower than had been forecast – but corporation tax is well ahead of expectations.

# corporation-tax - Friday 31 May, 2013

Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter

Carl Levin and John McCain have dismissed the Irish ambassador’s account of Ireland’s corporate tax system.

# corporation-tax - Thursday 23 May, 2013

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Noonan: US Senate is “misleading” the world on Ireland’s tax rate

The finance minister says the supposed ’2 per cent’ tax rate wrongly implies that Apple’s global profits are all taxable here.

# corporation-tax - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From Business ETC Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013 Talking Tax

Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013

The heads of the 27 EU member states have called for ‘rapid progress’ on plans to stop companies abusing international structures.

Poll: Should Ireland be tougher on multi-national companies when it comes to tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland be tougher on multi-national companies when it comes to tax?

Apple, which employs 4,000 people in Ireland, pays a tax rate of less than two per cent in Ireland.

# corporation-tax - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education

Corporate giant Apple transferred 64 per cent of its income to Irish subsidiaries.

Revenue and Finance Department deny tax deal with Apple

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore claims Ireland’s tax system is “very transparent”.

# corporation-tax - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From Business ETC Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns Exchequer Returns

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns

Tax revenue was ahead of target by €47 million with corporation tax surpassing its target by €147 million.

# corporation-tax - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From Business ETC UK to slash corporation tax rate and offer tax credits for fracking British Budget

UK to slash corporation tax rate and offer tax credits for fracking

George Osborne has halved his projections for economic growth for Britain this year, and offers a new mortgage stimulus.

Column: The success or failure of the UK’s economic strategy matters greatly to Ireland

The UK budget being announced today has implications for Ireland too, writes James Kilcourse, who says as well as being a crucial trading partner, the UK is Ireland’s biggest rival for attracting foreign direct investment.

# corporation-tax - Monday 4 March, 2013

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February

The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.

# corporation-tax - Monday 4 February, 2013

From Business ETC Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January Exchequer Returns

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January

A €1 billion sale of Bank of Ireland notes means Ireland recorded an Exchequer surplus for January 2013.

# corporation-tax - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Column: Taxing the wealthy is an option we need to look at

High earners and corporations – should they not ‘share the burden’ with the rest of us, asks Kieran Allen.

# corporation-tax - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From Business ETC How do Irish companies legally avoid paying billions in corporate tax? Explainer

How do Irish companies legally avoid paying billions in corporate tax?

It’s all to do with a happy coincide of tax laws in Ireland, the Netherlands, the United States and Bermuda.

# corporation-tax - Thursday 6 December, 2012

From Business ETC VIDEO: A quick synopsis of tax measures in Budget 2013 Budget 2013

VIDEO: A quick synopsis of tax measures in Budget 2013

The implications for Irish-based businesses explained.

# corporation-tax - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From Business ETC Ireland now “less attractive to business owners” Tax

Ireland now “less attractive to business owners”

The protection of the corporation tax rate, however, is a positive step in keeping international businesses here.

# corporation-tax - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Exchequer returns: Government’s tax take 0.5 per cent below target

The Department of Finance has released the last exchequer returns before tomorrow’s Budget with income tax take for November 12 per cent below target.

# corporation-tax - Monday 3 December, 2012

From Business ETC Google’s Irish operation may be examined by UK tax investigation Corporate Tax

Google’s Irish operation may be examined by UK tax investigation

The Revenue & Customs are to review Google’s returns over the last six years, in a case with Irish ramifications.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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# corporation-tax - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Column: It’s time to examine our corporate tax rate

We’re regularly told that “everything is on the table” for the Budget, writes Michael Taft. So what about corporation tax?

# corporation-tax - Friday 2 November, 2012

From Business ETC Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

# corporation-tax - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Republic and Northern Ireland will eventually be reunited, predicts Enda Kenny

During a question and answer session in Ohio, the Taoiseach predicts Ireland will be united – ‘but not in the near future’.

# corporation-tax - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Facebook avoided UK tax by routing £155m through Ireland in 2011

Company avoided higher UK corporation taxes, but Ireland also “taken for a ride” by multinational companies, tax expert tells TheJournal.ie

# corporation-tax - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

From Business ETC Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn

Spending at the Departments of Health and Social Protection were more than expected, according to the latest figures from the Department of Finance.

# corporation-tax - Friday 21 September, 2012

From Business ETC US Senate condemns Microsoft for ‘dubious’ Irish tax operations Tax

US Senate condemns Microsoft for ‘dubious’ Irish tax operations

A Senate committee memo criticises the software giant for manipulating international tax laws, including through Ireland.

# corporation-tax - Thursday 2 August, 2012

From Business ETC Latest figures show government’s tax income ahead of target Exchequer Returns

Latest figures show government’s tax income ahead of target

The Exchequer Returns for the end of July show the tax take is 2.5 per cent ahead of target, and 9 per cent up on last year.

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