Organised by the Irish Tax Institute, the conference will discuss how new tax rules will affect companies and countries across the world

Next week Dublin Castle will host some of the world’s most important taxation decision makers and experts, there to discuss how new global tax rules (...)

 US vice-president Joe Biden at the  46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.  Photograph: Laurent GIllieron/EPA

Confidence in the global business environment has fallen sharply among business leaders, according to the latest PwC annual global CEO survey. The an(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny addresses the Global Irish Economic Forum at Dublin Castle.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Things have changed radically in the employment sector since the recession forced thousands of Ireland’s brightest to move abroad in search of work. M(...)

PwC Ireland managing partner Feargal O’Rourke: he said half the jobs would be aimed at recent graduates, with the remaining for qualified professionals. Photograph:  Eric Luke

“Big Four” accountant PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced plans to recruit more than 500 people in Ireland next year. The company is expanding in r(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Brussels yesterday: ‘If the [European] Commission comes forward with a new set of proposals we will engage with that constructively.’ Photograph: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP Photo

Ireland remains opposed to the idea of a common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB), Taoiseach Enda Kenny said yesterday, though it is prepared t(...)

Feargal O’Rourke has been head of the company’s tax practice since 2000

PwC has announced that Feargal O’Rourke has been elected as the firm’s new senior partner for Ireland to succeed Rónán Murphy.Mr O’Rourke, whose four-(...)

The PwC study found that a typical Irish company spends two weeks dealing with its tax affairs and makes a tax payment almost every six weeks, compared with a global average of more than seven weeks dealing with tax affairs and a payment every two weeks.

Ireland is the most efficient country in the EU for paying business taxes and the sixth most efficient in the world, according to a report by Price(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s Budget has been warmly welcomed by business leaders, according to a new survey. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Business leaders have given a big thumbs-up to Budget 2015, according to a new survey which shows major support for the new measures introduced by (...)

Feargal O’Rourke, head of tax services at PwC

Some observers view this year as being one of the most difficult budgets of the cycle since the global financial crisis erupted. When you have nothing(...)

Covidien’s strengths in surgical equipment , vascular and ventilators will complement Medtronic’s existing product range. Photograph: Munshi Ahmed/Bloomberg

It’s the largest deal in medical devices in almost 30 years. More importantly, Medtronic’s $42.9 billion proposed acquisition of rival Covidien makes (...)