Global minimum tax lower and lower: Ireland gets it as low as 15%, which is the rate it already applies to multinationals

Presentation plan one weaker Global minimum tax on the profits of multinational corporations. Tomorrow will be discussed in the OECD but Ireland It has already leaked that he has He obtained concessions to his requests. In particular, he will no longer submit the text tax “at least 15%” but “15%”, So it is completely in line with the tax already applied now Dublin (Except for special agreements that can reduce the tax burden on a sole proprietorship). New weakness after the bar has been gradually lowered in recent months. We started with a suggestion by 21% decreased toAnd at least 15% agreed during the G-20 summit in Venice last July. However, this agreement has not been signed before Ireland, Hungary and Estonia. Now we go down again.

Essentially, if a country decides to tax corporate profits, say, at 7%, the multinational corporation’s country of residence (often the United States) can collect the remaining 8%. A system that would at least benefit from The most extreme tax havens, such as Bermuda or the Cayman Islands, where the tax is almost non-existent. French economist Thomas Piketty Talking about tax ridiculously low Pointing out how little has been done in practice in the face of loud advertising and how poor countries are being left out of any benefit.

European Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni Yesterday he said the debate over minimum taxes for multinational corporations is “ongoing” and “I strongly support access to Global agreement at the G-20 in Washington Next week, “or to the leaders of the Group of Twenty at the end of the month in Rome.” Last July, the G-20 meeting in Venice backed the maximum agreement reached within the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development to impose a minimum tax of 15% on multinational corporations. However, Ireland, Hungary, and Estonia backed down from signing. “I think there is a development going on ‘for these three member states’ but it’s up to them to talk about it,” Gentiloni added.

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