Comment: OECD’s moves on corporation tax could spell trouble for Ireland

The new proposals would be a radical change from current rules, at a time when our exchequer needs every euro it can get

19th October, 2020
Comment: OECD’s moves on corporation tax could spell trouble for Ireland
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Largely unnoticed last Monday morning, the Paris-based Organisation for Cooperation and Development (OECD), a group of the world’s biggest economies, decided to shake up the complex and increasingly arcane world of corporation tax.

The lengthy document published by the OECD, if adopted by governments, would be the biggest reform in generations in how companies are taxed on their profits. It would also represent a great danger to Ireland at a time when every...

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