Bitcoin: Does it really use more electricity than Ireland?

Can something which has no physical presence consume as much electricity as an entire country? The internet has recently been awash with claims that the digital currency Bitcoin could ... Read More
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Grant Thornton to create 250 jobs at Dublin centre

Grant Thornton said a significant number of the new jobs will be at its new centre of excellence in Dublin with other positions in its tax, audit and advisory ... Read More
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Ireland Extends Tax Break For Investors In SMEs

The Irish Government is to introduce a new exemption from stamp duty on transfers of shares in Irish companies admitted to the Enterprise Securities Market (ESM) of the Irish ... Read More

A ‘tsunami’ of new lawyers in Ireland

Brexit has contributed to a ‘tsunami’ of new lawyers here, according to the Law Society of Ireland. Figures show the Society will have admitted an additional 1,347 new solicitors ... Read More

Britain’s future outside of the EU drives hundreds of British lawyers to register in Ireland

With Britain’s future outside of the EU still far from certain, the latest figures reveal that more than 700 British solicitors have now registered to practice in the Republic ... Read More

Facebook faces $5bn tax charge over Ireland asset transfer

Social media giant Facebook could have to pay up to $5bn in additional taxes as a result of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) investigation challenging the way in which ... Read More

Why the EU says Apple must pay Ireland $14.5 billion in tax

The European Commission (EC) ordered Apple Inc. to pay Ireland unpaid taxes of up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) on Tuesday as it ruled the firm had received ... Read More

Apple should repay Ireland €13bn, European Commission rules

Ireland should recover up to €13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission has ruled. After a three-year investigation, it has concluded that the US firm’s Irish ... Read More

Apple facing back taxes running into billions over Ireland deal

Irish officials expect European commission to declare the arrangement with Apple unlawful under state aid rules Apple could face back taxes running into billions with the European commissionexpected to rule ... Read More

U.S. Warns Apple Tax Probe in Europe Could Set ‘Undesirable Precedent’

Just weeks before the European Commission is expected to make a decision in its landmark Apple tax probe, the U.S. Treasury department has criticized the Brussels-based body for “threatening international ... Read More
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