Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, said tax inversion deals were latest ‘virus’ in US tax system. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

The US Congress must pass legislation to prevent American companies relocating their legal headquarters overseas and stop rewarding countries that pra(...)

Google offices in Barrow Street, Dublin. Despite having substantial operations in the UK and elsewhere, Google’s taxable presence is deemed to be in Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Governments across the world are annoyed by the sight of multinationals doing business within their economies yet paying little or no tax there(...)

Representatives of Google, Microsoft, and Ebay joined experts from the big four accountancy firms, business lobby groups, civil servants from tax and finance administrations of the developed nations, trade union representatives and non-government organisations, to discuss possible changes to the global tax system. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The tax affairs of Apple and Google, both of whom use Ireland as key components of their global structures, were cited at the opening session in Pa(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan with secretary-general Angel Gurria during an OECD meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels last month. Photograph: Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Some of the key ideas governing how multinational business is taxed are being questioned in a project being run by the Paris-based Organisation(...)

Deanna Durbin  in May 1939 with her first husband Vaughn Paul in the clubhouse of Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. Photograph: AP
Obituary: Deanna Durbin

When a teenage Deanna Durbin appeared on screen in the 1930s, in a decorous white dress, singing with a bell-like purity, audiences sighed cont(...)