Australia latest state to target Irish corporate tax regime

Australia has become the latest country to target Ireland's corporate tax regime.

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Ian Kehoe

4th May, 2013

Australia has become the latest country to target Ireland's corporate tax regime, with the government in Canberra expressing concerns that multinationals are channelling revenue through Ireland to reduce their Australian tax bill.

The Australian government published a scoping paper last Friday evening that looked at the tax structures used by multinationals, and the document makes special reference to the so-called "Double Irish Dutch Sandwich", whereby multinationals house intellectual property rights in Dublin.

David Bradbury, Australia's...

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