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#Corporate Tax

# corporate-tax - Monday 8 December, 2014

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

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

# corporate-tax - Sunday 7 December, 2014

# corporate-tax - Friday 5 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Facebook paid €2.3m corporate tax in Ireland in 2013 Profits

Facebook paid €2.3m corporate tax in Ireland in 2013

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

# corporate-tax - Monday 24 November, 2014

# corporate-tax - 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.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis Extreme Inequality

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

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?

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’

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

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

# corporate-tax - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Briefcase: Tax havens, a €100 million deal for Quinn’s companies, and a Wetherspoons fry-up Inbox Me

# corporate-tax - 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.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: No, I’m not worried about the investigation into Apple’s Irish tax deal Chilled

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

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

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

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

“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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Ireland’s corporate tax rate should be retained? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# corporate-tax - Monday 17 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Google boss defends Ireland’s corporate tax rate Eric Schmidt

Google boss defends Ireland’s corporate tax rate

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

# corporate-tax - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Ireland is “stealing” the UK’s tax funds, according to NI finance minister

Safe to say we know what Sammy Wilson wants to see on the G8 agenda, then.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 13 June, 2013

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.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Catholic bishops urge G8 leaders to clamp down on tax avoidance Talking Tax

Catholic bishops urge G8 leaders to clamp down on tax avoidance

The leaders of Catholics from 11 countries say corporations, like citizens, have a moral duty to pay their fair share.

# corporate-tax - Friday 31 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter Talking Tax

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.

# corporate-tax - Friday 22 March, 2013

Finland to cut corporate tax rate from 24.5pc to 20pc

The move follows recent cuts by Sweden and Denmark.

# corporate-tax - Monday 4 February, 2013

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.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 6 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s the morning after the €3.5 billion day before… so let’s bring you up to speed. Good morning!

# corporate-tax - Monday 3 December, 2012

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.

# corporate-tax - Thursday 15 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: It’s time to examine our corporate tax rate Opinion

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?

# corporate-tax - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Republic and Northern Ireland will eventually be reunited, predicts Enda Kenny United Ireland?

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’.

# corporate-tax - Monday 23 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Burton questions ‘loyalty to the State’ of tax exiles MacGill

Burton questions ‘loyalty to the State’ of tax exiles

Speaking a the MacGill summer school, Joan Burton says taxes are high enough – but there are too many loopholes to avoid them.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Green Party calls for corporation tax reform Corporation Tax

Green Party calls for corporation tax reform

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.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie MEPs approve Ireland’s Lisbon Treaty add-ons Lisbon Treaty

MEPs approve Ireland’s Lisbon Treaty add-ons

A committee of the European Parliament approves a ‘draft protocol’ dealing with Ireland’s post-Lisbon parliament.

# corporate-tax - Saturday 21 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie France and Germany in new plan to harmonise corporation tax – reports Corporation Tax

France and Germany in new plan to harmonise corporation tax – reports

Ireland looks likely to come under heavy pressure over our corporate tax rate, after details emerged of a new set of proposals from the EU power-brokers.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Martin: EU deal leaves Ireland vulnerable on corporation tax Eurozone

Martin: EU deal leaves Ireland vulnerable on corporation tax

The Fianna Fáil leader told TheJournal.ie that Ireland will have less influence under the new agreement.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Noonan ‘welcomes’ new initiative of Sarkozy and Merkel; FF has ’cause for concern’ Eurozone

Noonan ‘welcomes’ new initiative of Sarkozy and Merkel; FF has ’cause for concern’

Michael Noonan shows cautious optimism after France and Germany outline plans for a Eurozone ‘financial government’.

From TheJournal.ie France and Germany merge corporate tax rate – and call for ‘Eurozone government’ Eurozone

France and Germany merge corporate tax rate – and call for ‘Eurozone government’

Sarkozy and Merkel want collective Eurozone ‘government’, and call on other countries to make laws balancing their budgets.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Exchequer runs €18.9bn deficit in first seven months – with banks to blame

Department of Finance figures show that the Exchequer would be €2bn better off than at last year, if not for the banks.

# corporate-tax - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Noonan warns bailout rate change won’t ease budget cuts

The next budget will contain further cuts of around €4bn, despite the country saving millions on its bailout loan payments.

# corporate-tax - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Minister Richard Bruton travels to promote Ireland to high-tech sector in US

Minister says he will be particularly focusing on the IT and biotech sectors – and reminding potential investors that Ireland’s corporate tax rate remains unchanged.

# corporate-tax - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Irish people’s €2 million flatpack habit; what NOT to say to a Leaving Cert student and the royal newlyweds’ starter home hell.

# corporate-tax - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Ireland has enough cash to get to mid-2013 at least Bailout 2?

Noonan: Ireland has enough cash to get to mid-2013 at least

The Minister for Finance insists Ireland has enough bailout funds to get to mid-2013 at worst – but the opposition isn’t sure.

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