Ireland

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Ireland

  • Corporate Tax Haven Index ranking: 11
  • Financial Secrecy Index ranking: 29
  • Tax loss each year to tax havens: $14,462,658,146
  • Tax loss inflicted on other countries: $15,830,940,779

Country profile

Tax abuse losses

$14,462,658,146

lost in tax every year to global tax abuse

$199,121,037

lost to tax avoidance committed by multinational corporations

$14,263,537,109

lost to tax evasion committed by private individuals

  • Equivalent to 22.26% tax revenue (tax revenue in 2020 : $64,976,553,085 trillion)
  • Equivalent to loss of $3,046 per member of population (Population: 4,747,605.70)
  • Greater than Global Average tax revenue Loss 2.61%
  • Greater than Regional Average tax revenue Loss 3.39%

Global Rankings

Corporate Tax Haven Index 2019
#11

Global Rank (First is Worst)

75.67/100

Haven Score (100 is Worst)

3.59%

Share of global tax havenry

Financial Secrecy Index 2020
#29

Global Rank (First is Worst)

48.15/100

Haven Score (100 is Worst)

1.07%

Share of global tax secrecy

Harm to other countries

$15,830,940,779

in tax lost by other countries

$6,068,846,053

by enabling corporate tax avoidance

$9,762,094,727

by enabling private tax evasion

Responsible for 3.70% of global tax losses
Inflicted tax loss equivalent to yearly salaries of
1,255,042 nurses

Social impact of lost tax

Tax loss equivalent to 73.01% of health budget
Tax loss equivalent to 97.13% of education spendings
Suffered tax loss equivalent to paying yearly salaries of
251,962 nurses

Vulnerability to illicit financial flows

Most Vulnerable via Inward FDI
Vulnerable Score for this channel is 60.00 / 100
(100 is Worst)

Trading partners most responsible for vulnerability

Luxembourg (31.4%)
United States (27.3%)
Netherlands (13.8%)

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