Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the OECD centre for tax policy and administration.

The introduction of tax measures such as so-called knowledge or patent boxes are not a good way to foster the creation of intellectual property (IP), (...)

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 (...)

Pascal Saint-Amans: director of the OECD

The Global Tax Policy Conference has a stellar line up of speakers, including what might be described as the world tax triumvirate: OECD’s Pascal Sai(...)

If Beps had not happened, the international rules on global business taxation would have “collapsed”, the head of the Paris-based OECD’s centre for tax policy, Pascal Saint-Amans, told a conference organised by the Irish Exporters Association

The risk of protectionist tax measures being taken by national governments has abated as a result of the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Beps(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

The new global template for taxing multinationals could lead to more corporation tax being collected by Ireland, according to the head of the team beh(...)

Josephine Feehily: is not impressed by businesses that have ‘fancy corporate social responsibility policies’ and don’t regard tax as part of that.

The international tax environment is still too unsettled for one to predict how any changes taking place will affect the State’s attractiveness for(...)

Bono, of U2, the Irish band with Dutch tax residency:  31st on the list of movers and shakers in the tax world. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The International Tax Review is a London-based multimedia publication that is a major source of information and debate for those whose profession and/(...)

The chairwoman of the public accounts committee in the UK, Margaret Hodge, has repeatedly attacked the way Google’s sales in Britain end up being taxed in Ireland

Key features of Ireland’s role in the tax affairs of major technology companies such as Google and Microsoft are being targeted by the OECD’s base-e(...)

OECD director of tax Pascal Saint-Amans: wants a co-ordinated approach that is not detrimental to either government revenues or business investment. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

The announcement by the UK government that it is introducing a 25 per cent so-called Google tax on “contrived arrangements” within multinationals was (...)

Brendan Halligan, chairman of the IIEA, Heinz Zourek, director general of Taxation and Customs Union at the European Commission, Josephine Feehily, chairwoman of the Revenue Commissioners, and Tom Arnold , director general of the IIEA, at the IIEA Corporate Taxation Conference. Photograph: Eric Luke

There were a number of recurring themes during the conference on the taxation of multinationals held in the Round Hall of the Mansion House in Dublin.(...)