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#Corporate Tax

# corporate-tax - Saturday 31 October, 2020

What's the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency for Ireland?
# US Election
# US Election

What's the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency for Ireland?

Oct 31st 2020, 9:00 PM 47,347 Views 65 Comments

Corporate tax rates, luring US pharma companies back, and regulating the tech firms – what’s in it for Ireland?

# corporate-tax - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Leaked Biden plan shows threat of sanctions against Ireland and others over corporate tax
# Corporate Tax
# Corporate Tax

Leaked Biden plan shows threat of sanctions against Ireland and others over corporate tax

Dec 5th 2019, 6:21 PM 43,039 Views 54 Comments

Ireland has come under pressure in recent years to address its corporate tax rates for multinationals, but insists it has taken major steps to improve the system.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Central Bank tells government to save rather than spend windfalls to help buffer Ireland against future downturns
# Watch The Pennies
# Watch The Pennies

Central Bank tells government to save rather than spend windfalls to help buffer Ireland against future downturns

Aug 28th 2019, 6:42 PM 11,712 Views 38 Comments

If windfalls are going to be to be used, they should be used to reduce Ireland’s debt.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Haircuts, meals out and Irish hotel stays likely to get more expensive as VAT rate returns to 13.5%
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Haircuts, meals out and Irish hotel stays likely to get more expensive as VAT rate returns to 13.5%

Oct 9th 2018, 2:05 PM 21,306 Views 42 Comments

The tax was cut to 9% to stimulate the tourism industry in 2012.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Trump announces sweeping plans to move US corporate tax rate closer to Ireland's
# Cunning Plan
# Cunning Plan

Trump announces sweeping plans to move US corporate tax rate closer to Ireland's

Sep 28th 2017, 7:29 AM 24,412 Views 115 Comments

The plans will lower the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%.

# corporate-tax - Monday 13 March, 2017

Opinion: 'Tax isn't just an expense, it's a societal good and an investment in all our futures'
# Tax Justice
# Tax Justice

Opinion: 'Tax isn't just an expense, it's a societal good and an investment in all our futures'

Mar 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 247 Views 110 Comments

It’s time that the Irish government and multinationals start to reconsider their attitudes about tax, writes Sorley McCaughey.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling
# State Aid
# State Aid

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling

Feb 16th 2017, 4:44 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

But European officials said the unsolicited report from PwC ‘misinterpreted’ the relevant rules.

# corporate-tax - Monday 12 December, 2016

Ireland named world's 6th worst corporate tax haven
# Sweetheart Deals
# Sweetheart Deals

Ireland named world's 6th worst corporate tax haven

Dec 12th 2016, 7:31 AM 19,416 Views 92 Comments

Oxfam said Ireland’s score was based on its lack of effective rules to prevent corporate tax dodging and because it facilitates large-scale corporate tax avoidance.

# corporate-tax - Monday 21 November, 2016

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country
# FDI
# FDI

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country

Nov 21st 2016, 3:14 PM 19,737 Views 98 Comments

Significant cuts to UK and US corpoate taxes are seen as direct threats to Ireland’s industrial strategy.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 11 August, 2016

The world's biggest meat company is coming to Ireland but it's a 'total joke'
# Money Move
# Money Move

The world's biggest meat company is coming to Ireland but it's a 'total joke'

Aug 11th 2016, 10:36 AM 43,110 Views 121 Comments

The move of the Brazilian multinational’s parent company has been criticised as a “brass-plate operation”.

# corporate-tax - Friday 4 March, 2016

Ireland could lose millions in tax as Facebook shifts UK profits back to UK
# Settling Up
# Settling Up

Ireland could lose millions in tax as Facebook shifts UK profits back to UK

Mar 4th 2016, 8:38 PM 21,563 Views 65 Comments

The tech giant paid just €5,000 in corporate tax in the UK in 2014, by routing its profits through Ireland.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Facebook didn't pay a whole lot in Irish taxes last year
# Unfriended
# Unfriended

Facebook didn't pay a whole lot in Irish taxes last year

Dec 8th 2015, 12:30 PM 15,515 Views 69 Comments

The social network’s local arm did, however, record a big leap in turnover.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Americans are queuing up to slam Pfizer's tax-inspired move to Ireland
# A Bitter Pill
# A Bitter Pill

Americans are queuing up to slam Pfizer's tax-inspired move to Ireland

Nov 24th 2015, 1:45 PM 27,881 Views 100 Comments

But Simon Coveney insists the Republic is nobody’s tax haven.

# corporate-tax - Monday 23 November, 2015

The world's largest drug company will soon be based in Ireland
# Really Big Pharma
# Really Big Pharma

The world's largest drug company will soon be based in Ireland

Nov 23rd 2015, 10:06 PM 48,616 Views 93 Comments

The deal between Pfizer and Allergan is the biggest so-called tax ‘inversion’ in corporate history.

# corporate-tax - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Think Ireland's corporate tax is unfair? Wave goodbye to Apple and thousands of jobs if we change it
# Column
# Column

Think Ireland's corporate tax is unfair? Wave goodbye to Apple and thousands of jobs if we change it

Nov 14th 2015, 7:01 AM 1,494 Views 161 Comments

Anyone in our political sphere who proposes to jeopardise this arrangement from within is an economic saboteur, writes Aaron McKenna.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 29 October, 2015

This is how much tax Google paid in Ireland last year
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

This is how much tax Google paid in Ireland last year

Oct 29th 2015, 10:34 AM 36,172 Views 141 Comments

The company employed nearly 3,000 people across Ireland in 2014.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

These are 5 things that could wreck Ireland's economy all over again
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

These are 5 things that could wreck Ireland's economy all over again

Sep 15th 2015, 10:13 AM 35,429 Views 40 Comments

The OECD has a lot to say about where the country is headed in its latest survey.

# corporate-tax - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the 'best thing in the history of the Irish economy'
# Tell It Like It Is
# Tell It Like It Is

Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the 'best thing in the history of the Irish economy'

Aug 29th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,094 Views 33 Comments

This week we chatted with the head of US software company Nitro – and he didn’t hold back.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

The EU has started naming and shaming the world's worst tax havens
# Tax Dodgers Paradise
# Tax Dodgers Paradise

The EU has started naming and shaming the world's worst tax havens

Jun 17th 2015, 6:14 PM 38,901 Views 43 Comments

We’re looking at you, Bermuda.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that's bad news for Ireland
# Under Threat
# Under Threat

The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that's bad news for Ireland

May 26th 2015, 1:56 PM 19,955 Views 92 Comments

Pressure from Germany and France could see the European Commission reveal an initial plan on the matter next month.

# corporate-tax - Friday 20 March, 2015

I don't think so - Enda won't be giving up Ireland's corporate tax rate without a fight
# Hands Off
# Hands Off

I don't think so - Enda won't be giving up Ireland's corporate tax rate without a fight

Mar 20th 2015, 10:55 AM 8,972 Views 64 Comments

A levelling of the playing field across Europe has long been in the pipeline, but is it all an EU smokescreen?

# corporate-tax - Friday 16 January, 2015

EU suspects Amazon's Luxembourg tax deal was illegal. Next up Apple and Ireland...
# A Jungle Out There
# A Jungle Out There

EU suspects Amazon's Luxembourg tax deal was illegal. Next up Apple and Ireland...

Jan 16th 2015, 10:08 AM 7,702 Views 20 Comments

The preliminary ruling is putting more pressure on European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.

# corporate-tax - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ireland is getting 'kicked around' by big European countries on tax: Hayes
# Kicking Back
# Kicking Back

Ireland is getting 'kicked around' by big European countries on tax: Hayes

Dec 8th 2014, 4:56 PM 19,550 Views 88 Comments

The luxleaks scandal has given Germany and France “cover” to push their agendas, the MEP says.

# corporate-tax - Sunday 7 December, 2014

The Briefcase: A Northern Ireland tax showdown, Nama plans and UTV everywhere
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: A Northern Ireland tax showdown, Nama plans and UTV everywhere

Dec 7th 2014, 8:46 AM 11,938 Views 8 Comments

This was the week in business.

# corporate-tax - Friday 5 December, 2014

Facebook paid €2.3m corporate tax in Ireland in 2013
# Profits
# Profits

Facebook paid €2.3m corporate tax in Ireland in 2013

Dec 5th 2014, 10:48 AM 8,809 Views 53 Comments

The company made a huge leap in pre-tax profits.

# corporate-tax - Monday 24 November, 2014

Turns out Ireland was telling the truth about company taxes. Unlike nearly everyone else...
# Pot Kettle Black
# Pot Kettle Black

Turns out Ireland was telling the truth about company taxes. Unlike nearly everyone else...

Nov 24th 2014, 10:42 AM 51,314 Views 62 Comments

Who’s the tax haven now, so?

# corporate-tax - Friday 31 October, 2014

Apple is worried it will have to pay back-taxes to Ireland... and the bill could be BIG
# Pass The Hat Around
# Pass The Hat Around

Apple is worried it will have to pay back-taxes to Ireland... and the bill could be BIG

Oct 31st 2014, 10:30 AM 15,201 Views 37 Comments

Grief over that claimed ‘sweetheart’ tax deal just won’t go away.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis
# Extreme Inequality
# Extreme Inequality

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,715 Views 54 Comments

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Explainer: What is this 'knowledge box' and why does Ireland want to get one?
# Boxed In
# Boxed In

Explainer: What is this 'knowledge box' and why does Ireland want to get one?

Oct 15th 2014, 6:35 AM 12,713 Views 4 Comments

Michael Noonan wants more companies to invest their money in Ireland.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

The Double Irish is dead, long live the 'knowledge-development box'
# R.I.P. Double Irish
# R.I.P. Double Irish

The Double Irish is dead, long live the 'knowledge-development box'

Oct 14th 2014, 6:11 PM 12,888 Views 5 Comments

But Michael Noonan says Ireland’s low corporate tax rate “never was, never has been” up for discussion.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Tech firms' tax shifting 'not an Irish issue': Bruton
# Tax Inversion
# Tax Inversion

Tech firms' tax shifting 'not an Irish issue': Bruton

Sep 2nd 2014, 5:28 PM 7,705 Views 17 Comments

Medtronic execs hit with €48 million bill for moving company’s tax from US to Ireland

# corporate-tax - Friday 11 July, 2014

The Briefcase: Tax havens, a €100 million deal for Quinn's companies, and a Wetherspoons fry-up
# Budget
# Budget

The Briefcase: Tax havens, a €100 million deal for Quinn's companies, and a Wetherspoons fry-up

Jul 11th 2014, 12:24 PM 10,346 Views 5 Comments

This was the week in business.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper
# Tax Havens
# Tax Havens

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper

Jun 25th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,525 Views 30 Comments

Corporate tax avoidance is bad for the global economy, paper reports.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Enda Kenny: No, I'm not worried about the investigation into Apple's Irish tax deal
# Chilled
# Chilled

Enda Kenny: No, I'm not worried about the investigation into Apple's Irish tax deal

Jun 18th 2014, 12:02 PM 3,988 Views 23 Comments

The Taoiseach is pretty confident that Ireland hasn’t broken any rules.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Column: Our lack of willingness to promote transparency is damaging developing countries
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our lack of willingness to promote transparency is damaging developing countries

Dec 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 61 Views 9 Comments

Ireland cannot give with one hand to developing countries while facilitating tax avoidance at the same time, writes Morina O’Neill.

# corporate-tax - Monday 25 November, 2013

European Commission to publish proposal on closing more corporate tax loopholes
# Brussels
# Brussels

European Commission to publish proposal on closing more corporate tax loopholes

Nov 25th 2013, 8:36 AM 3,725 Views 18 Comments

The proposal is part of a wide range of measures planned by the EU to tackle tax evasion.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 31 October, 2013

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

AOL chief issues battle cry at Web Summit

Oct 31st 2013, 3:33 PM 8,654 Views 4 Comments

“AOL missed the marketplace,” admits Tim Armstrong in Dublin but shares the lessons the company has learned.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 19 September, 2013

"There was no sweetheart deal for Apple" in Ireland
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

"There was no sweetheart deal for Apple" in Ireland

Sep 19th 2013, 12:25 PM 4,424 Views 12 Comments

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

# corporate-tax - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Poll: Do you think Ireland's corporate tax rate should be retained?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Ireland's corporate tax rate should be retained?

Sep 15th 2013, 9:55 AM 10,305 Views 175 Comments

What do you think? Should we fight to hold on to our low corporate tax rate?

# corporate-tax - Monday 17 June, 2013

Google boss defends Ireland's corporate tax rate
# Eric Schmidt
# Eric Schmidt

Google boss defends Ireland's corporate tax rate

Jun 17th 2013, 10:39 AM 8,613 Views 16 Comments

Eric Schmidt said governments see their own tax breaks as incentives while calling other countries “tax havens”.

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