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Google chief says it pays the tax ‘it is required to by law’

Fionnuala Meehan took over as head of Google Ireland from Ronan Harris last October

28th May, 2017
Fionnuala Meehan

The head of Google Ireland has defended its tax policies in the wake of increased scrutiny of how it and other multinationals operate.

In an interview in this newspaper today Fionnuala Meehan, who took over as head of Google Ireland from Ronan Harris last October, said that: “From a tax perspective, Google pays what it is required to by law, governments determine what the tax is, and tax authorities enforce it. Google pays all of...

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