Yellen: historic global tax consensus ‘likely to prove durable’

In an exclusive interview, US treasury secretary Janet Yellen reveals a belief that Ireland’s corporate tax reform will put it on the right side of history

31st October, 2021
Yellen: historic global tax consensus ‘likely to prove durable’
Janet Yellen, US treasury secretary: ‘I would not wish to label Ireland a tax haven’. Picture: Bloomberg

Janet Yellen, the US treasury secretary, considers the question for a second time before responding carefully, politely and concisely. “I would not wish to label Ireland a tax haven,” the 75-year-old former chair of the Federal Reserve says.

Yellen is speaking to the Business Post in her only Irish interview ahead of her visit to Dublin tomorrow where she will meet with Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Finance, and hold a series of...

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