Carthy condemns Ireland’s ‘tax avoidance’ reputation in European Parliament

The Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy said he is
not proud of Ireland’s reputation as an enabler of tax avoidance. In a speech
to the European Parliament this week Mr Carthy strongly criticised the Irish
government for facilitating tax avoidance for large corporations. 
The European Parliament today voted in
favour of EU Commission proposals to crack down on corporate tax avoidance.
anti-tax avoidance directive reflects the plans by the OECD (Organisation for
Economic Cooperation and Development) to limit tax base erosion and profit
shifting (BEPS) and follows previous recommendations made by the European Parliament
last year. Here’s Matt Carthy.

Out words: Fianna Fail governments

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