Tag Archives: Tax haven

Irish capitalism at the heart of Pandora Papers scandal

By Sam Belton  For decades, the economic strategy of the Irish capitalist class and their political representatives has been built on turning Ireland into a tax haven for multinationals and the world’s super-rich. It is no surprise, then, that Ireland is so thoroughly implicated in the scandal surrounding the Pandora Papers, which has lifted the lid on global tax dodging ...

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Pandora papers reveal a new wave of fraud

By Per Olsson, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna–our sister organisation in Sweden Once again it has been revealed that the rich are hiding money in tax havens. The third release of the Pandora Papers published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reveals a multi-billion dollar fraud of hidden wealth, tax avoidance and money laundering by some of the world’s richest. They exploit a complex ...

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Ireland’s capitalist model- Tax haven for the 1%

By Dean O’Donnell A recent economic study revealed Ireland as likely being the largest tax haven in the world. Jointly carried out by academics in Berkeley University and the University of Copenhagen “The Missing Profits of Nations” estimated that €90 billion of corporate profits were channeled through Ireland in 2015, more than all of the islands of the Caribbean combined ...

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Ireland: World’s sixth largest tax haven

By Linda Schutz In December, Oxfam published a list of 15 countries which are the world’s worst corporate tax havens. With Bermuda first and Ireland in sixth, the report lists the corporate tax havens that drive the global race to the bottom by having low corporate tax rates, offering tax incentives and by refusing to cooperate with international efforts against ...

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