Ireland supports country-by-country reporting in amongst its unsustainable international tax strategy

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Ireland has issued a statement on its international tax strategy.

It has to be said much of this is PR and an implausible defence of the unsustainable 12.5% corporation tax policy that has done so much harm to the country and to its international standing. The word Google also seems to avoid a mention.

However, there is one issue on which the statement is clear:

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That's still not getting the whole story of country-by-country reporting or what it can deliver. But I take a little pleasure from it.