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American Chamber of Commerce Ireland welcomes certainty on Corporate Tax Rate

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today welcomes the announcement that Ireland will sign up to the revised OECD Agreement on global tax reform. The Revised Agreement will provide certainty that the global minimum corporate rate for companies affected will be at 15%, thus removing the significant uncertainty in the proposals as they stood in July surrounding the eventual rate.

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Pre Budget 2022 submission ‘Next Century Ireland’ says smart policy decisions are required

In its Pre-Budget 2022, submission to Government, entitled ‘Next Century Ireland, the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland (AmCham) sets out its recommendations for retaining and attracting inward investment. AmCham believes the competition for investment internationally will be intense in the coming period. Competitor countries are responding by continuously improving their offering to inward investment and Ireland needs to be agile and proactive. To maximise this opportunity, smart policy decisions need to be made quickly under the themes of People, Place and Impact because of the pressures of the pandemic, corporate tax reform and the climate crisis.

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​Statement from American Chamber on G7 meeting

he American Chamber of Commerce Ireland welcomed the progress made today by the G7 to back a minimum global corporation tax rate. The American Chamber believes such a decision will bring tax certainty to the multi-national sector, which is a welcome step forward. The American Chamber concurs with the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s comments that a sustainable, ambitious and equitable agreement is in everyone’s interest, and that any agreement would have to meet the needs of both small and large countries.

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Report: Building Bridges Better

AmCham has launched a major Report called “Building Bridges Better”. The Report’s title is inspired by President Biden’s “Build Back Better” campaign. In this Report we bring together compelling evidence and case studies that demonstrate why Ireland is such a trusted business partner of the United States – and that it is a two-way partnership built on talent, innovation and shared values.

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Join us- Public Affairs Roles

The American Chamber of Commerce is Ireland’s leading international business organisation. Our membership includes the Irish operations of US multinationals and Irish companies with operations in the US. We are recognised as a trusted and impactful advocacy organisation, engaging with the most senior decision makers in Ireland, the EU and the US. The Organisation is seeking to fill the following key roles - Director of Public Affairs & Advocacy / Manager of Public Affairs & Advocacy

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Hub Unity announced as winner of the Hackathon 2021

An innovation to address the lack of coordinated remote working support infrastructure and services in regional locations has emerged as the overall winner of the 2021 Hackathon.

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Statement on US Administration Infrastructure and Taxation Proposals

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, responding to the tax and infrastructure proposals announced by the US administration last night, has emphasised the importance of tax certainty for business, including for the 650 Irish companies employing over 110,000 people in the US,

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Our Rural Future Statement

The American Chamber, which represents over 800 US companies operating in Ireland welcomes the key measures announced in today’s Our Rural Future plan announced by Minister Heather Humphries. Welcoming the plan, Mark Redmond, American Chamber CEO said: “The future of work is changing for many companies. For some, it will look like a hybrid model where a person’s working week contains the flexibility to work-from-home anywhere in Ireland as well as collaborating and communicating with team members at the office as needed. For others depending on role and sector particularly those in the advanced manufacturing sector, presence in the workplace will remain critical.