Editorial: It is in Ireland’s long-term interests to sign up to OECD’s global tax pact

The Irish economy’s will be better served by being party to an agreement that will affect us either way

4th July, 2021
Editorial: It is in Ireland’s long-term interests to sign up to OECD’s global tax pact
The OECD announced last week that 130 countries accounting for 90 per cent of the world’s economic output supported an agreement on global reform of corporate tax. Ireland was not among them. Picture: iStock

The image of a country in the eyes of the world is shaped in part by the company it keeps. For the past 50 years, Ireland’s global status has been defined by membership of the European Union, the world’s most influential club of free, modern, democratic nations. Our association with those values and that club reaps benefits for this country both tangible and intangible.

When the OECD announced last week that 130...

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