Revenue officials said they were looking into using third-party data such as matching Local Property Tax details with income and payment records to detect non-compliance

The Revenue is stepping up efforts to tackle tax evasion by high-earning professionals, as part of a clampdown on the so-called shadow economy. Amon(...)

Brexit would give UK greater control over tax affairs but freedoms are a double-edged sword. File photograph: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

The debate on a British exit from the European Union is deep-rooted in sovereignty. It is about the control the UK has over its own laws and regulatio(...)

The European Commission has stepped up its fight against aggressive corporate tax practices, announcing a suite of measures to prevent multinational companies from reducing their tax bills.

The European Commission has stepped up its fight against aggressive corporate tax practices, announcing a suite of measures to prevent multinational c(...)

Addressing MEPs in the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday, EU economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici said that 2016 would be the year of “corporate tax reform and fiscal transparency.” Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/EPA

The European Commission has received more than 170 submissions on its proposal for a revised common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB) ahead of i(...)

European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on the EU decision to set out a template for recovering unpaid taxes and preventing tax avoidance by multinationals

Oxfam Ireland has urged the Government to take immediate action to force multinational companies to publicly declare where they pay taxes. The call co(...)

All social welfare payments are exempt from USC, along with income that is subject to the Dirt tax.

The Government has announced a series of changes to the Universal Social Charge (USC) from January 1st that will return €772 million to taxpayers in a(...)

Brian Keegan of Chartered Accountants Ireland says non-executive directors of non-commercial bodies are already entitled to claim tax relief on their expenses

Fiona Reddan Tax experts have called on the Government to bring the concept of the “normal place of work” into the 21st century, by updating rules on (...)

UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne delivers his autumn statement.

The British government will pass Westminster legislation to give Northern Ireland powers over corporation tax before next May, but only if politica(...)

 The Local Property Tax forms sent out by Revenue. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Revisions in the property tax including a two-year freeze and a decoupling from house prices are unlikely to be formally announced until next year’s b(...)

The Revenue Commissioners has collected €9.3 million in unpaid tax, penalties and interest since last summer from contractors who were found to have c(...)