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Tax rulings special committee finalises its recommendations

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Thursday 29 Oct 2015

The work of the parliament’s special committee on tax is taking place alongside a growing international consensus that aggressive tax avoidance and evasion by multinational corporations is a major contributory factor to the increase in global economic inequality.

Irish government policy on corporate tax is also under intense scrutiny from the European Commission who is currently examining the legality of the various corporate tax breaks across Europe. Special tax rules for multi nationals have also led to an outright backlash from the US Senate in their inquiries into US corporate tax avoidance. Read More