The Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes has dismissed claims that Ireland continues to be a tax haven that helps multinationals salt away billions in unpaid taxes. The Dublin MEP was speaking in the European Parliament which this week debated the revelations of tax dodging in the Paradise papers. Ireland was mentioned during the debate as one of the EU countries that allegedly facilitated tax avoidance. However, Brian Hayes says those days are over now that Ireland is implementing the OECD’s BEPs action plan. That’s an international tax plan that ensures profits are taxed where economic activity and value creation occur. Here’s Brian Hayes.
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