Allsop Space is seeking in the region of €2.5 million for an attractive commercial property at 7 Rock Hill on Blackrock’s main street in south Dublin(...)

A customer walks past a KFC store in Shanghai yesterday. REUTERS/Aly Song

The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in US coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald’s(...)

Microsoft looks set to be the latest company to become embroiled in a European Commission inquiry into Luxembourg’s tax treatment of multinational firms

Microsoft looks set to be the latest company to become embroiled in a European Commission inquiry into Luxembourg’s tax treatment of multinational fir(...)

Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz said he believes the free education will lower attrition rates and increase performance.

Starbucks will provide a free, online college education to thousands of its workers, without requiring that they remain with the company, through an u(...)

 European Commissioner for Competition Joaquin Almunia announcing  a   tax probe on Apple, Starbucks and Fiat, at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

The European Commission will today present the 2014 edition of its Taxation Trends report. This report takes stock of the tax systems in the member st(...)

Glenthorne: sold at auction last month for almost 30 per cent above the guide price of €2.75 million 3:24

It likely will not please the Greencore boss Patrick Coveney to know we have learned he is the buyer of Glenthorne, a plush Ranelagh house recently so(...)

EU economics and monetary affairs commissioner Olli Rehn: praised  “strength and stamina” of the Irish people but said challenges remained for the Irish economy.  Photograph: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq

The fight against aggressive tax planning by multinationals will be one of the “key issues” for the European Parliament over the next five years, E(...)

EU Commissioner Olli Rehn is expected to assume a senior role in the European Parliament when he takes his seat next month.

EU Commissioner Olli Rehn has said that tackling the issue of aggressive tax planning by multinationals will be one of the “key issues” for the Eur(...)

Since the US senate committee hearing, Apple has said publicly that in fact, it never got a special Irish tax deal after all. If that is the case, you would expect it to seek to correct the record of the US committee meetings.

The European Commission has formally announced its investigation into the tax affairs in Ireland of Apple, but the fuse was first lit in May 2013.Then(...)

Responding to yesterday’s announcement by the European Commission that it is to open an investigation into tax rulings offered by Ireland to Apple, the US computer company said it had received “no selective treatment”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Apple has defended its corporate tax arrangements with Ireland, denying that it profits from any special tax deal from the Irish Government. Re(...)