Why we collect more corporation tax than ever

The question of how much big companies pay in tax has become something of an obsession. But given the events of 2008, it’s not hard to see why

19th May, 2019

Last week, the Revenue Commissioners published their 2018 annual report. As a government organisation, the Revenue has always been ahead of the posse in terms of its production values - it did glossy pages before anyone else, and used infographics before they were either profitable or popular.

The Revenue’s annual report is now very much like that of any private sector plc: accessible, clear and striking a careful balance in its tone between diligent responsibility and...

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