Ireland is not a tax haven, Leo Varadkar says
Taoiseach tells Thanksgiving gathering that corporation tax rate will not change, takes issue with US rumblings over trade deficit with Republic
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar,American Chamber of Commerce Ireland president James O’Connor and Bryan Bourke, managing partner of William Fry giving former Irish ambassador to the United States Anne Anderson a standing ovation as she received a lifetime achievement award at the chamber’s Thanksgiving lunch at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal
Addressing 800 executives from US multinationals based in Ireland, he said the State offered more certainty than most others on the issue of corporation tax – the rate would not be going up and it would not be going down.