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#Multinationals

# multinationals - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'

He said that US infrastructure “used to be the best in the world”, but was now “literally like a third world country”.

# multinationals - Friday 9 September, 2016

FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?

FactCheck looks into a set a claims made over the airwaves and in the Dáil in the past week.

# multinationals - Friday 4 March, 2016

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

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

# multinationals - Thursday 29 October, 2015

This is how much tax Google paid in Ireland last year

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

# multinationals - Monday 12 October, 2015

Two of Ireland's biggest tech employers are getting together in a colossal merger

Dell is taking over EMC for a staggering $67 billion – the world’s largest-ever tech deal.

# multinationals - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

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

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

# multinationals - Friday 23 January, 2015

Ireland's largest firm could be about to get a whole lot larger

CRH is in talks to buy up to €6 billion worth of assets from two rival firms.

# multinationals - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

These regions were the winners and losers for multinational investment last year

The IDA has admitted it is still falling well short of its regional development target.

# multinationals - Friday 31 October, 2014

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

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

# multinationals - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Multinationals were worth less to the Irish economy last year as the Viagra effect wore off

Big pharma struggled thanks to the “patent cliff” kicking in.

# multinationals - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

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

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

They say that Apple was given an advantage over competitors.

# multinationals - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's how Richard Bruton plans to create 7,000 jobs a year in multinational companies

We will be “competing to win”, the Minister said.

# multinationals - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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

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

# multinationals - Monday 9 June, 2014

Burton wants to phase out "shelters" that help millionaires avoid tax

The Labour Minister said that this must be accompanied by a “strong safety net” to protect people.

# multinationals - Friday 14 March, 2014

Pfizer, IBM and Microsoft to show small Irish businesses how to make it big

Over 3,000 small businesses in Ireland have already had the chance to take part in the programme which is run by a non-profit support forum.

# multinationals - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of teenagers have received a sexual message online?

# multinationals - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Legality of tax loopholes to be investigated by the European Union

The head of the authority said today that certain Member States have been asked to provide further information on their tax affairs.

Multinational companies paid just 2.2 per cent tax in 2011 - report

A new study from Trinity College contradicts the government position on multinationals’ tax rates, but had been criticised.

# multinationals - Friday 24 January, 2014

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

# multinationals - Friday 29 November, 2013

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages ESB

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages

Retail Excellence said stores will be forced to close for the duration of the strike and many may not reopen.

# multinationals - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism

With employment figures finally on the up and job announcements by the likes of Microsoft making the headlines, it is time to start cheerleading our thriving start-up sector, writes Paul Allen.

# multinationals - Monday 28 October, 2013

UK officials face questions over multinational tax affairs Tax

UK officials face questions over multinational tax affairs

The Commons’ Public Accounts Committee is said to be skeptical about Google’s explanations of UK ad sales booked through Ireland.

# multinationals - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

US senators welcome Irish tax reforms

The two US senators, one a former presidential candidate, say that Ireland should “close the door” on tax abuses.

# multinationals - 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.

# multinationals - Thursday 12 September, 2013

EU probe into Ireland tax deals with multinationals

The probe, by the European Commission, also looks at Luxembourg and the Netherlands – but the Department of Finance said that “no formal EU state aid enquiry has been launched”.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# multinationals - Thursday 23 May, 2013

The technology sector is open for business, but there's a shortage of suitable candidates

A survey of 38 major tech companies estimates there’s 4,500 job vacancies in the ICT sector, but there is a major skills shortage.

# multinationals - Friday 9 November, 2012

Irish multinationals employed almost 249,000 abroad in 2010

Figures show the UK was the most important destination country for Irish businesses abroad.

# multinationals - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Over 13,000 multinational jobs created in Ireland last year

Twitter, Intel, Coca-Cola and Paypal all made ‘significant’ investments in Ireland in 2011, helping increase the number of jobs created by foreign companies in Ireland.

# multinationals - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Almost half of Ireland's multinationals to hire next year

According to a new survey, about 48 per cent of multinationals in Ireland will employ new staff during 2012.

# multinationals - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Column: ‘People who learn foreign languages have the choice to stay in Ireland’

In Ireland’s export economy, languages are a direct route to jobs. So why aren’t we teaching them, asks Fergal Browne.