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# Corporation Tax

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Foreign investors foresee 20,000 new jobs in next three years
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
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
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
In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…
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.
Government's 2011 tax income misses Budget target by 2.5 per cent
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
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
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
The Fianna Fáil leader told that Ireland will have less influence under the new agreement.
Italian court clears way for Dolce and Gabbana €417m tax trial
The fashion designers may face a trial over their alleged failure to declare hundreds of millions in earnings from a holding company.
Wealth tax could raise €500million for State, say unions
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has also proposed a minimum levy on high earners in its pre-Budget submission.
Column: Want a simple way to recovery? Raise taxes for some of us
Many of us pay our way, but lucrative tax breaks for some mean our government takes in far less than others. This has to end if we want a secure future, writes Anne Costello.
Google Ireland takes in €10.1bn - and pays €15.3m in tax
Google Ireland’s turnover increases 28 per cent – but with massive fees to its Bermuda subsidiary, its profit fell massively.
Tax take ahead of target
New figures from the Department of Finance show that Exchequer returns are 1 per cent ahead of government targets – but VAT is showing a shortfall for the third month.
French, German tax unity is 'no threat' to Ireland's corporation tax - Noonan
Minister for Finance says Ireland’s 12.5 per cent corporation tax rate is here to stay but warns on another of France and Germany’s proposals for deeper fiscal union in the euro area.
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’.
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.
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.
Ireland 12.5, France 0: Corporate tax spat over as country to save hundreds of millions
A lower interest rate means savings of between €600 million and €800 million on Ireland’s loans. And corporate tax? C’est fini. But what’s the future for Europe?
Irish bailout rate 'cut to under 4 per cent' by draft agreement - report
RTÉ says a draft agreement being considered in Brussels would slash our interest rate and extend our repayments.
Kenny meets Sarkozy as tax issue shifts focus
Reluctance to cut Ireland’s bailout interest rate appears to now hinge on a different tax issue than our low corporate tax rate…
Taoiseach to come face to face with Sarkozy at EU summit
Greece will top the agenda at the European Council meeting, with fears that contagion will spread around the world.
Caption competition: What's so small, Madame Lagarde?
Christine Lagarde and Michael Noonan are in talks in Luxembourg this afternoon. But what is Christine saying here?
Column: We can keep our corporation tax AND please Europe. Here's how
We’re told the low rate is to attract international firms – but the truth is far less savoury, writes historian Conor McCabe.
Ireland supporting Lagarde - regardless of corporate tax moves
As the deadline looms for IMF nominations, Ireland will support Christine Lagarde – in spite of France’s take on our tax.
Taoiseach brands interest rate conditions 'unfair'
Enda Kenny has said that states blocking movement on the question of a reduction in the interest rate for Ireland were also blocking Europe’s progress.
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.
U2's Glastonbury appearance targeted by tax avoidance protests
The Irish band’s appearance will be targeted by demonstrators complaining about the band’s Dutch tax status.
Germany steps back from EU common tax base plan: report
The German government has reportedly rejected proposals for tax law reforms and dealt a serious blow to European Commission plans to introduce a common consolidated corporate tax base.
Ireland's economy to stagnate in 2011: OECD
The think tank has encouraged a cut in dole payments to the long-term unemployed, but says house prices will stop falling in 2012 and supports the Irish decision not to raise the corporate tax rate.
Taoiseach firmly rules out plans to reschedule EU-IMF loans
Enda Kenny says remarks by other ministers were misinterpreted, and Ireland is not looking to delay or default on its loans.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the news of the day you might have missed…
Ireland's hopes for rate cut threatened by French position on corporation tax
The Minister for Enterprise has said that France seemed to be pursuing a “one-item agenda” in relation to Ireland’s corporation tax – which could damage prospects of Ireland securing more favourable payback terms on its bailout loans.
Brendan Howlin says Ireland 'will seek to reschedule EU/IMF loans'
Brendan Howlin has told Reuters that Ireland would seek to improve the terms of its bailout as he robustly defended the government’s position on corporation tax and ruled out further austerity measures.
Interest rate cut on Ireland's bailout deal is far from certain
The German finance minister says Ireland will not get rate reduction without giving in on something else – likely the corporate tax rate. Taoiseach Enda Kenny says Ireland will not be pulling out of the bailout under any circumstances.
TDs criticise "set-piece speeches" for Dáil's Europe Day
TDs from both Fianna Fáil and Labour criticise today’s proceedings, with one TD saying MEPs are like “a lighthouse in a bog”.
Commissioner affirms: no move on corporate tax rate without Irish approval
Máire Geoghegan-Quinn assures the Dáil that corporate tax can’t be changed by the EU without Ireland allowing it to.