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# multinationals - Last year 2021

Corporate tax to increase from 12.5% to 15% as Ireland agrees to back global reforms
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Corporate tax to increase from 12.5% to 15% as Ireland agrees to back global reforms

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 6:15 PM 51,642 Views 78 Comments
  • The new rate will apply to companies with a turnover of over €750 million with SMEs paying 12.5%.
  • Until today, Ireland was among a handful of states that had not agreed to the OECD-led plans.
  • The new tax regime could be in place by 2023.

# multinationals - All time

Brexit and global Covid-19 setbacks represent biggest threats to Irish economy, says Central Bank
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Brexit and global Covid-19 setbacks represent biggest threats to Irish economy, says Central Bank

Nov 26th 2020, 12:56 PM 5,695 Views 8 Comments

Mortgage transactions have recovered since the summer, according to the latest data.

Ireland's corporation tax receipts set to take a hit under new rules and fall by up to €2bn
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Ireland's corporation tax receipts set to take a hit under new rules and fall by up to €2bn

Jan 9th 2020, 7:19 PM 24,056 Views 30 Comments

Ireland’s corporation tax increased again this year.

'Returnships' to be introduced to help women get back into the workforce
# Return To Work
# Return To Work

'Returnships' to be introduced to help women get back into the workforce

Oct 13th 2019, 11:02 PM 34,115 Views 36 Comments

Minster Regina Doherty said women often lack the “confidence and belief in themselves” to return to work after a long period of time.

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'

Aug 15th 2017, 10:51 PM 95,975 Views 92 Comments

He said that US infrastructure “used to be the best in the world”, but was now “literally like a third world country”.

FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?

Sep 9th 2016, 7:07 PM 25,775 Views 58 Comments

FactCheck looks into a set a claims made over the airwaves and in the Dáil in the past week.

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.

This is how much tax Google paid in Ireland last year
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

This is how much tax Google paid in Ireland last year

Oct 29th 2015, 10:34 AM 36,279 Views 143 Comments

The company employed nearly 3,000 people across Ireland in 2014.

Two of Ireland's biggest tech employers are getting together in a colossal merger
# Computer Games
# Computer Games

Two of Ireland's biggest tech employers are getting together in a colossal merger

Oct 12th 2015, 1:47 PM 26,560 Views 19 Comments

Dell is taking over EMC for a staggering $67 billion – the world’s largest-ever tech deal.

The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that's bad news for Ireland
# Under Threat
# Under Threat

The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that's bad news for Ireland

May 26th 2015, 1:56 PM 20,017 Views 92 Comments

Pressure from Germany and France could see the European Commission reveal an initial plan on the matter next month.

Ireland's largest firm could be about to get a whole lot larger
# A Big Deal
# A Big Deal

Ireland's largest firm could be about to get a whole lot larger

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:27 AM 23,602 Views 11 Comments

CRH is in talks to buy up to €6 billion worth of assets from two rival firms.

These regions were the winners and losers for multinational investment last year
# Not All Googley
# Not All Googley

These regions were the winners and losers for multinational investment last year

Jan 6th 2015, 4:27 PM 12,350 Views 30 Comments

The IDA has admitted it is still falling well short of its regional development target.

Apple is worried it will have to pay back-taxes to Ireland... and the bill could be BIG
# Pass The Hat Around
# Pass The Hat Around

Apple is worried it will have to pay back-taxes to Ireland... and the bill could be BIG

Oct 31st 2014, 10:30 AM 15,226 Views 37 Comments

Grief over that claimed ‘sweetheart’ tax deal just won’t go away.

Multinationals were worth less to the Irish economy last year as the Viagra effect wore off
# Softer Performance
# Softer Performance

Multinationals were worth less to the Irish economy last year as the Viagra effect wore off

Oct 16th 2014, 12:04 PM 7,677 Views 18 Comments

Big pharma struggled thanks to the “patent cliff” kicking in.

David Cameron is not happy with Ireland's tax regime - because he 'wants our jobs'
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

David Cameron is not happy with Ireland's tax regime - because he 'wants our jobs'

Sep 30th 2014, 4:00 PM 27,402 Views 127 Comments

The British PM isn’t into the Double Irish

Here's what we know about the EU's claim that Ireland gave illegal State aid to Apple
# Sweetheart Deal
# Sweetheart Deal

Here's what we know about the EU's claim that Ireland gave illegal State aid to Apple

Sep 30th 2014, 11:19 AM 8,896 Views 28 Comments

They say that Apple was given an advantage over competitors.

Here's how Richard Bruton plans to create 7,000 jobs a year in multinational companies
# The More The Merrier
# The More The Merrier

Here's how Richard Bruton plans to create 7,000 jobs a year in multinational companies

Jul 30th 2014, 12:15 PM 8,592 Views 42 Comments

We will be “competing to win”, the Minister said.

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper
# Tax Havens
# Tax Havens

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper

Jun 25th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,553 Views 30 Comments

Corporate tax avoidance is bad for the global economy, paper reports.

Burton wants to phase out "shelters" that help millionaires avoid tax
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Burton wants to phase out "shelters" that help millionaires avoid tax

Jun 9th 2014, 9:36 PM 9,746 Views 70 Comments

The Labour Minister said that this must be accompanied by a “strong safety net” to protect people.

Pfizer, IBM and Microsoft to show small Irish businesses how to make it big
# Think Big
# Think Big

Pfizer, IBM and Microsoft to show small Irish businesses how to make it big

Mar 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,897 Views 9 Comments

Over 3,000 small businesses in Ireland have already had the chance to take part in the programme which is run by a non-profit support forum.

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers

Feb 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,232 Views 9 Comments

Plus: What percentage of teenagers have received a sexual message online?

Legality of tax loopholes to be investigated by the European Union
# Investigation
# Investigation

Legality of tax loopholes to be investigated by the European Union

Feb 11th 2014, 4:38 PM 6,823 Views 14 Comments

The head of the authority said today that certain Member States have been asked to provide further information on their tax affairs.

Multinational companies paid just 2.2 per cent tax in 2011 - report
# Tax Haven
# Tax Haven

Multinational companies paid just 2.2 per cent tax in 2011 - report

Feb 11th 2014, 9:38 AM 6,988 Views 65 Comments

A new study from Trinity College contradicts the government position on multinationals’ tax rates, but had been criticised.

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed
# Mayo
# Mayo

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

Jan 24th 2014, 3:18 PM 571 Views 69 Comments

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages
# ESB
# ESB

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages

Nov 29th 2013, 3:32 PM 9,814 Views 152 Comments

Retail Excellence said stores will be forced to close for the duration of the strike and many may not reopen.

Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism

Nov 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 89 Views 31 Comments

With employment figures finally on the up and job announcements by the likes of Microsoft making the headlines, it is time to start cheerleading our thriving start-up sector, writes Paul Allen.

UK officials face questions over multinational tax affairs
# Tax
# Tax

UK officials face questions over multinational tax affairs

Oct 28th 2013, 4:07 PM 5,340 Views 6 Comments

The Commons’ Public Accounts Committee is said to be skeptical about Google’s explanations of UK ad sales booked through Ireland.

US senators welcome Irish tax reforms
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

US senators welcome Irish tax reforms

Oct 16th 2013, 8:54 PM 5,515 Views 23 Comments

The two US senators, one a former presidential candidate, say that Ireland should “close the door” on tax abuses.

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 5,254 Views 48 Comments

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

EU probe into Ireland tax deals with multinationals
# Europe
# Europe

EU probe into Ireland tax deals with multinationals

Sep 12th 2013, 11:28 PM 10,217 Views 50 Comments

The probe, by the European Commission, also looks at Luxembourg and the Netherlands – but the Department of Finance said that “no formal EU state aid enquiry has been launched”.

The technology sector is open for business, but there's a shortage of suitable candidates
# Vacancies
# Vacancies

The technology sector is open for business, but there's a shortage of suitable candidates

May 23rd 2013, 7:12 PM 12,472 Views 48 Comments

A survey of 38 major tech companies estimates there’s 4,500 job vacancies in the ICT sector, but there is a major skills shortage.

Irish multinationals employed almost 249,000 abroad in 2010
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Irish multinationals employed almost 249,000 abroad in 2010

Nov 9th 2012, 12:31 PM 5,857 Views 20 Comments

Figures show the UK was the most important destination country for Irish businesses abroad.

Over 13,000 multinational jobs created in Ireland last year
# Jobs
# Jobs

Over 13,000 multinational jobs created in Ireland last year

Jan 5th 2012, 12:36 PM 3,474 Views 10 Comments

Twitter, Intel, Coca-Cola and Paypal all made ‘significant’ investments in Ireland in 2011, helping increase the number of jobs created by foreign companies in Ireland.

Almost half of Ireland's multinationals to hire next year
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Almost half of Ireland's multinationals to hire next year

Nov 9th 2011, 6:42 PM 953 Views 8 Comments

According to a new survey, about 48 per cent of multinationals in Ireland will employ new staff during 2012.

Column: ‘People who learn foreign languages have the choice to stay in Ireland’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘People who learn foreign languages have the choice to stay in Ireland’

Oct 27th 2011, 7:30 AM 767 Views 43 Comments

In Ireland’s export economy, languages are a direct route to jobs. So why aren’t we teaching them, asks Fergal Browne.