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October 16, 2014

Weekly press report to 16 October 2014 Ireland closes loophole It has been widely reported Ireland's Finance Minister has announced the abolition of the controversial "Double Irish" from 1 January 2015  (for example, see coverage in the Financial Times ...

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October 9, 2014

Weekly press report to 9 October 2014 Anti-avoidance initiatives must be universal A business leader in The Observer recognises that even a global push for transparency and an end to aggressive tax avoidance is useless unless there is a reasoned and systematic approach. It notes ...

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October 2, 2014

Weekly press report to 2 October 2014 EU accuses Apple and Ireland of illegal activity The European Commission has alleged that Apple has received illegal state aid from Ireland over the past 20 years, paying a tax rate of less than 2%, rather than the usual 12.5%, as a result of ...

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