Ian Kehoe On Tax Havens

Ian Kehoe On Tax Havens
Curaçao: yet another far-flung destination used by multinationals and their Irish subsidiaries to minimise tax liabilities

It won’t be easy for Ireland to form a coalition of smaller member nations against the immense dangers of the EU’s proposed digital tax

The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is located 40km off the Venezuelan coast and has a population of just 180,000 people. It is known for its beaches, expansive coral reefs and rich marine life. And tax.

I first stumbled across the island in 2013, while trawling through Irish corporate filings of multinational giant Pepsi. Documents revealed that a Dublin-registered company within the PepsiCo group was using a 1940 treaty, the ‘Netherlands Antilles Tax Ordinance’ in...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription


For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription


For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription


For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post