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# double-irish - Monday 29 April, 2019

Duffy voted Brighton's player of the season as Ireland U19 Connolly bags best young player
# Double Irish
From The42
# Double Irish

Duffy voted Brighton's player of the season as Ireland U19 Connolly bags best young player

Apr 29th 2019, 1:24 PM 6,916 Views 10 Comments

The Derry man has been a colossus at the back for Brighton this term.

# double-irish - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Two years after the 'double Irish' was shelved, Google used it to shift billions to Bermuda
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Two years after the 'double Irish' was shelved, Google used it to shift billions to Bermuda

Nov 29th 2018, 4:21 PM 1,368 Views 0 Comments

However the search giant says it has since paid tax on the offshore profits in the US.

# double-irish - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

How often is the 'Single Malt' tax loophole used? The government is finding out
# New Double Irish
# New Double Irish

How often is the 'Single Malt' tax loophole used? The government is finding out

Nov 15th 2017, 3:54 PM 22,365 Views 15 Comments

Paschal Donohoe has asked officials to look into the ‘Single Malt’ after a report indicated that it could become the new ‘Double Irish’.

# double-irish - 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 13,109 Views 33 Comments

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

# double-irish - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Apple could be forced to pay 10 years of back taxes to Ireland
# A Big Bite
# A Big Bite

Apple could be forced to pay 10 years of back taxes to Ireland

Apr 30th 2015, 10:46 AM 20,817 Views 103 Comments

And it’s worried that could take a big bite out of its bottom line.

# double-irish - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Tax breaks are here to stay... but only for companies with BIG ideas
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Tax breaks are here to stay... but only for companies with BIG ideas

Jan 14th 2015, 10:09 AM 5,397 Views 9 Comments

With the closing of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole, the government want to introduce a ‘Knowledge Development Box’.

# double-irish - 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 11,940 Views 8 Comments

This was the week in business.

# double-irish - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

'We have made mistakes in the past' - Michael Noonan talks taxes
# Mea Culpa
# Mea Culpa

'We have made mistakes in the past' - Michael Noonan talks taxes

Dec 2nd 2014, 5:28 PM 11,180 Views 43 Comments

But he says Ireland has been “caught in the crossfire” of sniping between the EU and US multinationals.

# double-irish - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Juncker now wants to end tax loopholes his country rubber-stamped for years
# Horse Bolted Etc
# Horse Bolted Etc

Juncker now wants to end tax loopholes his country rubber-stamped for years

Nov 13th 2014, 3:35 PM 11,502 Views 18 Comments

The European Commission president was happy to talk up his work luring multinationals when he was Luxembourg’s premier.

# double-irish - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Double Irish? Peh, global brands used Luxembourg to avoid billions in tax
# Luxleaks
# Luxleaks

Double Irish? Peh, global brands used Luxembourg to avoid billions in tax

Nov 6th 2014, 8:10 AM 12,033 Views 46 Comments

Pepsi, IKEA and Irish multinational Glanbia all took advantage of secret deals.

# double-irish - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Remember Bono said he helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland? Well, he did
# Double Irish
# Double Irish

Remember Bono said he helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland? Well, he did

Oct 30th 2014, 12:12 PM 22,476 Views 38 Comments

He has connections, and the IDA uses them.

# double-irish - 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 12,719 Views 54 Comments

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

# double-irish - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Bruton: No, I'm not in America because I'm nervous about the death of the 'Double Irish'
# Be Cool
# Be Cool

Bruton: No, I'm not in America because I'm nervous about the death of the 'Double Irish'

Oct 28th 2014, 9:35 AM 10,649 Views 24 Comments

It’s all good, says the Jobs Minister.

# double-irish - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the 'Double Irish' tax loophole
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Minister Bruton is going to the US to explain the death of the 'Double Irish' tax loophole

Oct 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,334 Views 63 Comments

He is also meeting over 17 companies in a hope to drum up some jobs in Ireland.

# double-irish - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year
# Like
# Like

With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:31 PM 9,396 Views 17 Comments

It made an estimated £371 million in revenue in the region in 2013.

# double-irish - Friday 17 October, 2014

The Briefcase: Big pharma, the price of power and a little thing called the Budget
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Big pharma, the price of power and a little thing called the Budget

Oct 17th 2014, 5:25 PM 10,113 Views 14 Comments

This was the week in business.

# double-irish - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

US pharma giant's €43 billion deal with Ireland-based firm could be off the table now
# Bye Bye Money
# Bye Bye Money

US pharma giant's €43 billion deal with Ireland-based firm could be off the table now

Oct 15th 2014, 9:53 AM 14,416 Views 29 Comments

AbbVie is rethinking its merger with Dublin-headquartered Shire after changes to tax “inversion” rules.

# double-irish - 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 12,901 Views 5 Comments

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

# double-irish - Monday 13 October, 2014

Bono: Musician, humanitarian, philanthropist... Irish corporate tax defender?
# Bononomics
# Bononomics

Bono: Musician, humanitarian, philanthropist... Irish corporate tax defender?

Oct 13th 2014, 9:15 AM 8,301 Views 62 Comments

The U2 frontman says Ireland’s tax affairs with companies like Apple have brought “the only prosperity we’ve known”.

# double-irish - Friday 10 October, 2014

Ireland has made the front page of the Financial Times again...
# Hold The Front Page
# Hold The Front Page

Ireland has made the front page of the Financial Times again...

Oct 10th 2014, 7:31 AM 27,998 Views 46 Comments

… and yes, it’s because of the Double Irish loophole.

# double-irish - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Enda Kenny: The 'Double Irish' tax loophole isn't our fault and we don't promote it
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Enda Kenny: The 'Double Irish' tax loophole isn't our fault and we don't promote it

Oct 2nd 2014, 11:46 AM 12,824 Views 46 Comments

The Taoiseach has been responding to criticism of Ireland’s tax regime by British Prime Minister David Cameron this week.

# double-irish - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

David Cameron is not happy with Ireland's tax regime - because he 'wants our jobs'
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

David Cameron is not happy with Ireland's tax regime - because he 'wants our jobs'

Sep 30th 2014, 4:00 PM 27,377 Views 127 Comments

The British PM isn’t into the Double Irish

Here's what we know about the EU's claim that Ireland gave illegal State aid to Apple
# Sweetheart Deal
# Sweetheart Deal

Here's what we know about the EU's claim that Ireland gave illegal State aid to Apple

Sep 30th 2014, 11:19 AM 8,874 Views 28 Comments

They say that Apple was given an advantage over competitors.

# double-irish - Monday 29 September, 2014

Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines

Sep 29th 2014, 2:20 PM 26,577 Views 99 Comments

The Department of Finance says that Apple has been “taxed fully” in Ireland.

# double-irish - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

OECD releases 'action plan' on tax evasion. Next step, another report
# Taxing Times
# Taxing Times

OECD releases 'action plan' on tax evasion. Next step, another report

Sep 16th 2014, 10:54 PM 8,341 Views 12 Comments

Michael Noonan happy with the recommendations, particularly the bit about the digital economy.

# double-irish - Friday 7 March, 2014

# double-irish - 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 64 Views 9 Comments

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

# double-irish - Sunday 23 December, 2012

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

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

Dec 23rd 2012, 8:00 AM 18,384 Views 49 Comments

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

# double-irish - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Green Party calls for corporation tax reform
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Green Party calls for corporation tax reform

May 23rd 2012, 5:17 PM 3,952 Views 37 Comments

The party urged the Government to close the ‘Double Irish’ loophole which it said enables companies to pay less than 12.5 per cent tax.

# double-irish - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

US authorities checked Google's overseas earnings: report
# Google
# Google

US authorities checked Google's overseas earnings: report

Mar 22nd 2011, 8:50 AM 475 Views 0 Comments

Bloomberg says that US federal authorities have questioned the internet company about its overseas tax bills after it cut some $3.1bn from its US bill over three years.

# double-irish - Tuesday 30 November, 2010

Exploding tiger, crippled economy, boozing Biffo: Taiwan's take on Ireland's bailout
# Double Irish
From The Daily Edge
# Double Irish

Exploding tiger, crippled economy, boozing Biffo: Taiwan's take on Ireland's bailout

Nov 30th 2010, 11:27 AM 6,180 Views 0 Comments

NMA TV – a Taiwanese animation studio known for its tongue-in-cheek news reporting – goes all out on Ireland.

# double-irish - Friday 22 October, 2010

Google orders up a 'Double Irish'
# Google
# Google

Google orders up a 'Double Irish'

Oct 22nd 2010, 9:31 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

Tax loopholes mean the internet giant pays tax of just 2.4 per cent.