corporation tax

April 23, 2021
Ireland should oppose U.S. and OECD led calls for global corporation tax rate premium
Ireland should push back against a minimum global corporation tax rate that may become a masterclass in the law of unintended consequences. As Paschal Donohoe, Ireland’s finance minister indicates, the country will resist attempts to amend the global tax system. Following several years of talks with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and around 140 countries, its now says it hopes to reach an agreement by the middle of this Read More
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Nigel Green
March 17, 2015
U.S. Senator applauds Ireland’s economic growth premium
It’s St. Patrick’s Day and, in a timely fashion, Johnny Isakson, a Georgia-based Republican Senator, has come out in praise of Ireland for nurturing economic growth through its competitive tax policy. Mr Isakson, a member of the U.S. Senate finance committee which draft U.S. tax laws, commended Ireland’s 12.5 per cent tax rate and encouragement of businesses to establish operations in the country. It’s St. Patrick’s Day and, in a timely fashion, Johnny Isakson, a Read More
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Nigel Green
December 3, 2012
Starbucks climb down isn’t good for business premium
Starbucks’ move to voluntarily hand over more corporation tax in the UK sets a serious anti-business precedent. Starbucks’ move to voluntarily hand over more corporation tax in the UK sets a serious anti-business precedent. Read More
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Nigel Green