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The Evening Fix: Now with the happiest eater ever
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Now with the happiest eater ever

May 23rd 2013, 7:00 PM 11,378 Views 9 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Noonan: US Senate is "misleading" the world on Ireland's tax rate
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Noonan: US Senate is "misleading" the world on Ireland's tax rate

May 23rd 2013, 4:36 PM 7,306 Views 41 Comments

The finance minister says the supposed ’2 per cent’ tax rate wrongly implies that Apple’s global profits are all taxable here.

Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013

May 22nd 2013, 6:55 PM 5,246 Views 15 Comments

The heads of the 27 EU member states have called for ‘rapid progress’ on plans to stop companies abusing international structures.

Poll: Should Ireland be tougher on multi-national companies when it comes to tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland be tougher on multi-national companies when it comes to tax?

May 22nd 2013, 10:08 AM 10,722 Views 131 Comments

Apple, which employs 4,000 people in Ireland, pays a tax rate of less than two per cent in Ireland.

US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education

May 21st 2013, 5:26 PM 11,205 Views 94 Comments

Corporate giant Apple transferred 64 per cent of its income to Irish subsidiaries.

Revenue and Finance Department deny tax deal with Apple
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Revenue and Finance Department deny tax deal with Apple

May 21st 2013, 11:55 AM 6,578 Views 32 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore claims Ireland’s tax system is “very transparent”.

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:43 PM 8,759 Views 49 Comments

Tax revenue was ahead of target by €47 million with corporation tax surpassing its target by €147 million.

UK to slash corporation tax rate and offer tax credits for fracking
# British Budget
# British Budget

UK to slash corporation tax rate and offer tax credits for fracking

Mar 20th 2013, 1:54 PM 8,531 Views 43 Comments

George Osborne has halved his projections for economic growth for Britain this year, and offers a new mortgage stimulus.

Column: The success or failure of the UK's economic strategy matters greatly to Ireland
# UK Budget
# UK Budget

Column: The success or failure of the UK's economic strategy matters greatly to Ireland

Mar 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 50 Views 6 Comments

The UK budget being announced today has implications for Ireland too, writes James Kilcourse, who says as well as being a crucial trading partner, the UK is Ireland’s biggest rival for attracting foreign direct investment.

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February

Mar 4th 2013, 5:09 PM 4,147 Views 16 Comments

The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January

Feb 4th 2013, 5:05 PM 4,237 Views 24 Comments

A €1 billion sale of Bank of Ireland notes means Ireland recorded an Exchequer surplus for January 2013.

Column: Taxing the wealthy is an option we need to look at
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Taxing the wealthy is an option we need to look at

Jan 17th 2013, 7:00 AM 58 Views 136 Comments

High earners and corporations – should they not ‘share the burden’ with the rest of us, asks Kieran Allen.

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 18,871 Views 49 Comments

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

VIDEO: A quick synopsis of tax measures in Budget 2013
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

VIDEO: A quick synopsis of tax measures in Budget 2013

Dec 6th 2012, 10:54 AM 712 Views 0 Comments

The implications for Irish-based businesses explained.

Ireland now "less attractive to business owners"
# Tax
# Tax

Ireland now "less attractive to business owners"

Dec 5th 2012, 8:48 PM 4,822 Views 2 Comments

The protection of the corporation tax rate, however, is a positive step in keeping international businesses here.

Exchequer returns: Government's tax take 0.5 per cent below target
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns: Government's tax take 0.5 per cent below target

Dec 4th 2012, 4:56 PM 4,101 Views 35 Comments

The Department of Finance has released the last exchequer returns before tomorrow’s Budget with income tax take for November 12 per cent below target.

Google's Irish operation may be examined by UK tax investigation
# Corporate Tax
# Corporate Tax

Google's Irish operation may be examined by UK tax investigation

Dec 3rd 2012, 2:35 PM 7,592 Views 23 Comments

The Revenue & Customs are to review Google’s returns over the last six years, in a case with Irish ramifications.

Column: It’s time to examine our corporate tax rate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It’s time to examine our corporate tax rate

Nov 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 228 Views 71 Comments

We’re regularly told that “everything is on the table” for the Budget, writes Michael Taft. So what about corporation tax?

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Nov 2nd 2012, 6:26 PM 8,032 Views 55 Comments

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

Republic and Northern Ireland will eventually be reunited, predicts Enda Kenny
# United Ireland?
# United Ireland?

Republic and Northern Ireland will eventually be reunited, predicts Enda Kenny

Oct 13th 2012, 4:22 PM 24,930 Views 221 Comments

During a question and answer session in Ohio, the Taoiseach predicts Ireland will be united – ‘but not in the near future’.

Facebook avoided UK tax by routing £155m through Ireland in 2011
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook avoided UK tax by routing £155m through Ireland in 2011

Oct 11th 2012, 12:45 PM 10,256 Views 62 Comments

Company avoided higher UK corporation taxes, but Ireland also “taken for a ride” by multinational companies, tax expert tells TheJournal.ie

Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn

Oct 2nd 2012, 5:55 PM 5,417 Views 51 Comments

Spending at the Departments of Health and Social Protection were more than expected, according to the latest figures from the Department of Finance.

US Senate condemns Microsoft for 'dubious' Irish tax operations
# Tax
# Tax

US Senate condemns Microsoft for 'dubious' Irish tax operations

Sep 21st 2012, 9:03 AM 7,685 Views 36 Comments

A Senate committee memo criticises the software giant for manipulating international tax laws, including through Ireland.

Latest figures show government's tax income ahead of target
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Latest figures show government's tax income ahead of target

Aug 2nd 2012, 5:04 PM 4,080 Views 26 Comments

The Exchequer Returns for the end of July show the tax take is 2.5 per cent ahead of target, and 9 per cent up on last year.

Column: We need to be more than passengers on the Eurozone Express
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to be more than passengers on the Eurozone Express

Jun 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 42 Views 38 Comments

Let’s think seriously about what we want from the EU – before the thinking is done for us, writes Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy.

Tax revenues ahead of target in first five months of 2012
# Exchequer
# Exchequer

Tax revenues ahead of target in first five months of 2012

Jun 5th 2012, 5:17 PM 2,874 Views 31 Comments

The Department of Finance said that the increases marked “an encouraging performance” in the first five months of the year.

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

Green Party calls for corporation tax reform

May 23rd 2012, 5:17 PM 3,970 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.

So far...2012 tax take ahead of target
# Exchequer
# Exchequer

So far...2012 tax take ahead of target

Apr 3rd 2012, 5:02 PM 3,601 Views 26 Comments

Tax revenues of €8.72 billion are over 10 per cent ahead of end-March profiles with increases in income, corporation and VAT intakes.

Osborne cuts corporate tax, creates credits for video game industry
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Osborne cuts corporate tax, creates credits for video game industry

Mar 21st 2012, 3:12 PM 3,759 Views 31 Comments

Chancellor George Osborne has also raised the thresholds for income tax and child benefit, as well as hiking excise on cigarettes.

Foreign investors foresee 20,000 new jobs in next three years
# FDI
# FDI

Foreign investors foresee 20,000 new jobs in next three years

Mar 7th 2012, 9:14 AM 1,959 Views 15 Comments

A study published by the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests multinationals will invest another $7.5 billion here by 2015.

World's biggest advertising company to move HQ from Dublin to London
# Going Going...
# Going Going...

World's biggest advertising company to move HQ from Dublin to London

Mar 1st 2012, 3:22 PM 7,933 Views 24 Comments

WPP, which announced record profits of €1.2 billion today, confirmed that it plans to leave Dublin as soon as new tax rules are passed in Westminster.

Micheál Martin calls for clarification on EU treaty
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Micheál Martin calls for clarification on EU treaty

Feb 3rd 2012, 8:29 PM 2,257 Views 36 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has written to the Taoiseach seeking answers to six questions about the wording of the fiscal compact.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jan 21st 2012, 7:51 PM 4,908 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…

France and Germany in new plan to harmonise corporation tax - reports
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

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

Jan 21st 2012, 3:28 PM 4,289 Views 93 Comments

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.

Government's 2011 tax income misses Budget target by 2.5 per cent
# Exchequer
# Exchequer

Government's 2011 tax income misses Budget target by 2.5 per cent

Jan 4th 2012, 5:02 PM 3,223 Views 47 Comments

New data published by the Department of Finance show that income tax, VAT and corporation tax were all lower than expected.

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money

Dec 29th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,462 Views 5 Comments

2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.

DUP MPs warn that EU deal may hit Ireland's corporation tax
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

DUP MPs warn that EU deal may hit Ireland's corporation tax

Dec 14th 2011, 8:34 AM 2,768 Views 23 Comments

Ian Paisley Jr and Nigel Dodds tell the House of Commons that Ireland will face further pressure to raise the 12.5 per cent rate.

Martin: EU deal leaves Ireland vulnerable on corporation tax
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Martin: EU deal leaves Ireland vulnerable on corporation tax

Dec 13th 2011, 7:43 PM 2,832 Views 25 Comments

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

Italian court clears way for Dolce and Gabbana €417m tax trial
# Italy
# Italy

Italian court clears way for Dolce and Gabbana €417m tax trial

Nov 25th 2011, 10:47 AM 1,152 Views 0 Comments

The fashion designers may face a trial over their alleged failure to declare hundreds of millions in earnings from a holding company.