Days of 'double Irish' nearly over

Multinational companies depend on both US and Irish law to reduce their tax bills. But Ireland is now under pressure from Europe, writes Cliff Taylor.

14th September, 2013
The Sunday Business Post's exclusive of May 26, 2013.

Questions and answers. The debate on Ireland's corporate tax system has turned into a dialogue of the deaf. Accusations fly, but frequently the answers avoid the questions asked. The truth, such as we know, is hard to define and harder to judge.

Have multinationals got good tax deals in Ireland? Yes. Have the rules been framed - and implemented - to help them? Yes.

Does this represent unfair competition, or is it different from what...

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