October 31, 2004
The Irish Finance Bill 2004 contained a number of measures aimed at increasing the attractiveness of Ireland as a corporate headquarters and holding company (HoldCo) jurisdiction. Broadly these new measures provided for an exemption from corporation tax on gains arising on the disposal of qualifying shares, and a wider double tax relief for foreign taxes levied on dividends received by an Irish resident company.
August 30, 2004
Capital Acquisitions Tax (CAT) is a tax imposed on gifts and inheritances (benefits), which exceed certain tax free thresholds
June 20, 2004
Although Irish tax law imposes an obligation on companies generally, and on others who pay interest to persons whose usual place of abode is outside Ireland, to withhold tax from certain payments of interest, there are extensive carve-outs from this withholding obligation in the case of outbound interest payments