Cloud-high: How Microsoft grew to pay one sixth of Ireland’s corporation tax
The Exchequer collected a record amount of corporation tax last year. The US software giant was the largest contributor (that we know of), according to new analysis of 13 related companies incorporated and domiciled by the group in Ireland.
Mapping multinationals: Trump’s tax law and tech’s €350bn dividend drive
Irish-registered subsidiaries of US-based technology companies have been distributing hundreds of billions to their parents since the start of 2018, illustrating the scale of reserves built offshore through the use of tax schemes over the years.
Dylan Collins: “We did not raise money from Microsoft because we needed capital. But it is a massive signal to the market”
SuperAwesome, the London-based “kid tech” company established by Irish entrepreneur Dylan Collins, has just added Microsoft to its shareholder register. The company is profitable and brokers want it to go public. So why raise the money at all? Collins tells Ian Kehoe.