Dublin city councillors agreed to send out for public consultation a proposal to start charging development levies on both commercial and residential car parking.
When Companies Offer Cash, Dublin Artists Worry About Undue Influence and “Art-Washing”
For each grant scheme, they have to assess “the levels of toxicity, what are the activities of this corporation, is it art-washing, if there’s an organised boycott”, says Avril Corroon.
With Local Property Tax System Frozen in the Past, Councillors Prepare to Set Next Year’s Rate
Some councillors say the tax is unfair and plan to vote to keep it as low as possible until there is reform – even though this means millions less to spend on public services.
Andy: Ireland Is Still Open for Business … in Tax Avoidance
Recent research finds that large pharmaceutical companies shift profits to and through Ireland to cut their global tax bills. It isn’t fair, writes UCD political-economy lecturer Andy Storey.
Andy: It’s Wealth, as Much As Income, That Is a Taxing Issue
Incomes are growing but not as fast as rents – and not so much as to outweigh the advantages of inherited and other wealth, writes a UCD political economy lecturer.
Andy: From the “Double Irish” to a “Green Jersey”, Ireland Remains a Tax Haven
After Apple was called out for its tax arrangements in 2015, it changed things up. Now, it avoids tax through what some researchers are calling a “green jersey” routine, writes UCD political economy lecturer Andy Storey.
Council Briefs: Local Property Taxes, and Plans for 200 Homes in Kildonan
At a special meeting, Dublin city councillors decided to cut the local property tax by more, rather than provide more city services.
Andy: What Lurks in Ireland’s “Shadow Banking” Sector?
New research offers a fascinating glimpse into Dublin’s shadow-banking, where tax avoidance and other dubious practices are the order of the day, writes Andy Storey.
Andy: Console Was Bad, Corporate Tax Avoidance Is Far Worse
The billions in taxes that corporations are legally avoiding paying are a far bigger problem that the millions misappropriated at charities, writes UCD lecturer Andy Storey.
Andy: How Ireland Helps Spread Inequality at Home and Away
That Ireland is an increasingly unequal society is probably not news to most people. What may be less well known is the role Ireland plays in facilitating the rise of global inequality, says political economist Andy Storey.