The fiscal consolidation challenge for Ireland is severe, the underlying budget balance having moved abruptly from surplus to a large deficit.
Following the severe contraction of the Irish economy, Gurría indicated that stabilising the financial system, tackling unemployment, and raising competitiveness will be the main economic challenges for Ireland.
Angel Gurría s'est rendu à Dublin pour le lancement de l'étude économique de l'Irlande et la présentation des conclusions et recommandations de l'examen environnemental du pays, qui sera publié en début d'année prochaine. Il a également prononcé un discours à l'institut des affaires internationales et européennes et s'est entretenu avec plusieurs hauts représentants du gouvernement.
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External links to: recent economic data; current interest rates and exchange rates; latest macroeconomic reports; current outlook and projections; government budget information; speeches; relevant sites.
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Agreement between Ireland and St Vincent & the Grenadines for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Ireland and Antigua & Barbuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Ireland and Liechtenstein for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Ireland and British Virgin Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.
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Large business taxpayers have different characteristics and tax compliance behaviour and, therefore, present different risks to the revenue. To manage risks effectively, the revenue body needs to develop and implement strategies (e.g. law clarification, taxpayer education, improved service, more targeted audits) that are appropriate to the unique characteristics and compliance issues presented by large business. Recognizing that