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Our tax advantages are worth protecting

10th July, 2016

The simmering debate about Ireland’s cosy relationship with multinational corporations is set against a backdrop of austerity. In recent years, with governments across the world forcing through tax hikes and spending cuts, the image of certain über-profitable corporations using crafty accounting structures to minimise their tax bill did not sit well.

The global crisis and subsequent recession has had a serious impact on global tax takes, leading to individual governments pushing harder...

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