Our submissions to Government
Our mission is to keep Ireland the global location of choice for US invesment. We regularly communicate with the Irish Government and policy makers to advance this objective.
Submission to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment and the Department of Education and Skills on its public consultation for Senior Cycle review. In its submission, AmCham argues for more emphasis to be placed on soft skills and alternative pathways, in the senior cycle. It is also argued that students and parents should be kept aware of the broad range of options now available to them.
Letter to the Minister for Justice and Equality, Minister Flanagan TD
Our initial observations with respect to OECD’s Public Consultation Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digitalisation of the Global Economy
AmCham's Pre Budget 2020 submission highlights the importance of the country’s competitiveness, particularly in light of challenge such as Brexit, trade tensions and the potential slowdown in the global economy. The American Chamber believes it is more important than ever for Government to present a confident message to the world that the country is open for business, particularly at a time when there is a global news focus on Brexit which includes potential negative impacts on Ireland. In this context, the St Patrick’s week trade missions and the Global Ireland programme will be particularly important next year.
Our input into the strategic review of Revenue’s new Statement of Strategy for 2020-2022. We are supportive of Revenue’s ambition to seek to be recognised as best in class, by reference to international benchmarks and achieving that reputation in a manner that is acknowledged as fair, transparent, proportionate, risk-based and effective in the administration of tax and customs implementation.
Our response o the Department of Finance’s Review of Ireland’s Special Assignee Relief Programme
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The Chamber has submitted its perspective on the R&D Tax Credit to the Department of Finance's public consultation that will form part of its 2019 review of the R&D tax credit.
The leadership of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland are firmly of the view that the R&D tax credit regime has been, and can continue to be, a critical tool in ensuring that Ireland is competitive for research, product development and process innovation projects.
Our response to the CRU’s Proposed Decision on Irish Water’s Non Domestic Tariff Framework. The availability of high-quality water and wastewater service with an assured supply is a significant part of Ireland’s competitiveness proposition for retaining and attracting foreign direct investment.