Finance Minister Michael Noonan has stepped up the Government’s campaign against Brussels’ plan for a new common corporate tax regime saying the proposal will endanger the international “consensus” on ways to tax multinationals.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
As Ireland announced it was happy with the new tax strategy aimed at preventing countries privileging multinationals, Finance Minister Michael Noonan warned that the battle to protect Ireland’s foreign direct investment was not yet over.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
The issue of Ireland’s tax regime was not raised for the first time in a long time at the EU summit, showing that pressure to change its tax regime has lessened as a result of the EU investigation being widened to include all EU countries.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014
Glanbia has defended itself against claims it used Luxembourg-based subsidiaries to lower its Irish tax bill, saying it had an effective corporate tax rate of 17% last year on its global earnings, with the majority of payments made to the Irish exchequer.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
The OECD has hailed the Government’s decision to abolish the controversial ‘double Irish’ tax avoidance programme as "a very smart move" and said it had no concerns that it would take six years to fully phase out the scheme.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
There is no need for the Irish Government to introduce any further changes to the corporate tax system on a unilateral basis following the publication of the OECD’s draft paper on base erosion and profit-shifting (BEPS), according to Padraig Cronin, head of tax & legal services, at Deloitte Ireland.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014