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FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?

Sep 4th 2016, 10:00 PM 37,427 Views 57 Comments

The company’s CEO Tim Cook made the claim this week, and Michael Noonan repeated it. We checked it out.

Trump announces changes to tax plan as protesters are removed from venue
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

Trump announces changes to tax plan as protesters are removed from venue

Aug 8th 2016, 6:23 PM 18,778 Views 46 Comments

He said that no business should pay more than 15% of income in taxes.

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so
# Cold Hard Cash
# Cold Hard Cash

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so

Mar 24th 2016, 6:51 PM 11,106 Views 27 Comments

The union said a 1% levy on profits could be used to remove the €3,000 student registration fee.

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 21,596 Views 65 Comments

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

These countries are set to cosy-up over tax information
# New Rules
From Business ETC
# New Rules

These countries are set to cosy-up over tax information

Jan 28th 2016, 10:13 AM 10,014 Views 25 Comments

Information exchange between 31 OECD nations is set to start next year.

Just 10 companies have paid €2.3bn in tax this year - maybe Bono was right after all
# Opinion
# Opinion

Just 10 companies have paid €2.3bn in tax this year - maybe Bono was right after all

Dec 3rd 2015, 9:57 AM 378 Views 88 Comments

Seamus Coffey talks through the latest exchequer figures that put Ireland back in the black.

Ireland and the UK should double team the EU on tax
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ireland and the UK should double team the EU on tax

May 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 33 Views 48 Comments

Eurocrats are gearing up, once again, to meddle with our corporate tax rate. We should take a leaf out of our neighbour’s book and demand better.

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 5,411 Views 9 Comments

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

Richard Bruton: I'm not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax
# We're Ready
# We're Ready

Richard Bruton: I'm not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax

Dec 3rd 2014, 6:10 PM 10,627 Views 43 Comments

“We will compete and continue to compete hard.”

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:14 AM 6,584 Views 51 Comments

This would mean Northern Ireland could match our very attractive 12.5% rate. Let the games begin…

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 10,671 Views 24 Comments

It’s all good, says the Jobs Minister.

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 6,358 Views 63 Comments

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

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 9,417 Views 17 Comments

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

When are the Budget changes kicking in?
# All About Timing
# All About Timing

When are the Budget changes kicking in?

Oct 15th 2014, 6:38 AM 14,982 Views 23 Comments

Midnight tonight, or January 2015? Here are the latest details as we have them.

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 12,847 Views 46 Comments

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 30th 2014, 10:50 PM 32,526 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about John McNulty, Irish Water and the death of Billy Barry.

'Only America can solve tax issues for multinationals'
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

'Only America can solve tax issues for multinationals'

Jul 25th 2014, 12:59 PM 6,396 Views 21 Comments

The Jobs Minister says that if Barack Obama has a problem with tax loopholes, he should look in his own house

Obama accuses companies that relocate to Ireland of "gaming the system"
# Debt And Taxes
# Debt And Taxes

Obama accuses companies that relocate to Ireland of "gaming the system"

Jul 25th 2014, 7:54 AM 15,278 Views 112 Comments

The President was not happy. Not happy at all.

Opinion: There's no room for complacency over the investigation into Apple in Ireland
# Tax
# Tax

Opinion: There's no room for complacency over the investigation into Apple in Ireland

Jun 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 67 Views 18 Comments

In the event of a finding against Ireland, the fallout will be measured in a drop of nurses, medical cards and Gardaí on the streets.

The world's most famous economist thinks the property tax is unfair*
# Verdict
# Verdict

The world's most famous economist thinks the property tax is unfair*

Jun 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 11,365 Views 36 Comments

*But only if you’re in negative equity.

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 4,015 Views 23 Comments

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

Brussels launches probe into Ireland's Apple tax deal
# Creative Accounting
# Creative Accounting

Brussels launches probe into Ireland's Apple tax deal

Jun 11th 2014, 10:15 PM 16,168 Views 50 Comments

The Department of Finance has said it’s confident no rules have been broken – but won’t rule out a legal challenge if findings are negative.

Is the EU going to investigate Ireland's tax deal with multinationals?
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Is the EU going to investigate Ireland's tax deal with multinationals?

Jun 10th 2014, 7:20 PM 9,315 Views 60 Comments

An announcement is expected tomorrow, but the European Commission is keeping quiet.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 7th 2014, 9:25 PM 16,545 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about negotiations over strike action at Aer Lingus, a political opinion poll, and Ukraine’s new president.

So just what was the effective rate of tax for corporations in the last decade?
# Tax Haven
# Tax Haven

So just what was the effective rate of tax for corporations in the last decade?

Apr 7th 2014, 4:22 PM 9,547 Views 34 Comments

It’s more than you might think for most companies.

OECD approves of Irish tax rate, but change is coming says Noonan
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

OECD approves of Irish tax rate, but change is coming says Noonan

Oct 17th 2013, 10:04 PM 10,052 Views 32 Comments

The head of the OECD’s tax centre says there is no threat to the Irish corporate tax rate, but Michael Noonan wants to enhance the country’s reputation.

Closing tax loophole won't 'adversely affect' multinational companies, says ACC
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Closing tax loophole won't 'adversely affect' multinational companies, says ACC

Oct 16th 2013, 9:02 AM 4,159 Views 8 Comments

The American Chamber of Commerce and the IDA say that changes in Ireland’s tax residency rules will not affect Ireland’s competitiveness as a location for foreign direct investment.

'We don’t want to incur any reputational damage': Noonan on 'stateless' companies crackdown
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

'We don’t want to incur any reputational damage': Noonan on 'stateless' companies crackdown

Oct 15th 2013, 8:51 PM 4,019 Views 12 Comments

And on our beloved corporation tax, the Minister said: “That’s our business, it can’t be imposed on us, and we’re gonna keep it at 12.5 per cent.”

Enda Kenny: Our corporation tax is not in question from anyone, ok?
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Enda Kenny: Our corporation tax is not in question from anyone, ok?

Sep 19th 2013, 10:01 PM 5,253 Views 48 Comments

The Taoiseach has defended Ireland’s corporation tax regime against questions about ‘sweetheart’ deals for some US multinationals.

"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 4,450 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.

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton
# EU Probe
# EU Probe

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton

Sep 12th 2013, 3:30 PM 4,663 Views 38 Comments

Minister Joan Burton said that while Ireland’s tax rates are favourable, the companies still employ large numbers of people.

Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:07 PM 5,492 Views 30 Comments

But the deficit for the first eight months of this year was over €4 billion less than it was in the first eight months of 2012.

Vodafone paid British Government over €1 billion Irish subsidiary
# Tax Compliance
# Tax Compliance

Vodafone paid British Government over €1 billion Irish subsidiary

Aug 19th 2013, 1:55 PM 9,143 Views 9 Comments

A Leopardstown-registered subsidiary of the British telecoms giant had a turnover of €380 million a year, but did not employ a single person between 2002 and 2007.

Pearse Doherty: We'd have a better economy in a United Ireland
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Pearse Doherty: We'd have a better economy in a United Ireland

Jun 29th 2013, 7:45 AM 7,981 Views 97 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says that many of the arguments against uniting North and south are based on misinformation and argues that a border poll needs to happen before the end of the decade.

Designers Dolce & Gabbana get 20 months' jail for tax evasion

Designers Dolce & Gabbana get 20 months' jail for tax evasion

Jun 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 17,696 Views 24 Comments

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have appealed, and the sentence will be suspended in the meantime.

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama

Jun 18th 2013, 9:30 PM 4,842 Views 23 Comments

Enda Kenny met with Barack Obama at the G8 summit in Lough Erne this week but did not raise recent US Senate committee claims about Ireland being a tax haven for Apple.

US committee wants to impose US tax on Google and Apple's Irish income
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

US committee wants to impose US tax on Google and Apple's Irish income

Jun 13th 2013, 3:56 PM 7,932 Views 38 Comments

A Congressional committee has been told that a ‘carrot and stick’ approach is favoured among politicians and US businesses.

State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected

Jun 5th 2013, 5:56 PM 9,557 Views 94 Comments

Income tax, VAT and excise duties are lower than had been forecast – but corporation tax is well ahead of expectations.

Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter

May 31st 2013, 5:01 PM 11,924 Views 82 Comments

Carl Levin and John McCain have dismissed the Irish ambassador’s account of Ireland’s corporate tax system.