US president Barack Obama thinks Americans should start to pay death duties. Republicans in control of Congress are apoplectic. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Barack Obama will publish his latest budget proposals this week and will follow up his combative state of the union address with more proposals design(...)

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/(...)

Jack Johnson in acton for the Columbus Blue Jackets. When he filed bankruptcy papers the balance in his current account was $2,202.62.  Photograph: Getty Images

In 2011, Jack Johnson signed a seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL) worth $30.5 million (€24.5m). Not ye(...)

Emmet Savage and John Tyrrell of Rubicoin aim to offer a jargon-free investing experience. Photograph: Tony Kinlan

Interested in shares and investing but haven’t a clue where to start? Or perhaps you picked up a bit here and there, but lack the confidence to start (...)

Milestone Aviation prospered on the trend towards more marginal locations in exploration industries.

It looks like Richard T Santulli has done it again. Some 30 years ago the US entrepreneur pioneered the concept of time-share or “fractional” leasing(...)

Shantel Jackson: ex-fiancee of Floyd Mayweather jnr looks on as her attorney Gloria Allred holds up a photograph of the couple after announcing a lawsuit against the boxer for battery, assault, invasion of privacy, defamation and false imprisonment. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

As preparation for his rematch with Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather jnr has been practising a very pe(...)

Stephen Brobst: “I want to know every click and every search that led up to that purchase. . . interactions are orders of magnitude larger than the transactions. . . the interactions give you the behaviour.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Diversity always enhances a technology resumé, but Teradata chief technology officer Stephen Brobst brings an intriguingly eclectic mix to the tabl(...)

VHI has been given a deadline of May by which it must apply for authorisation from the Ce(...)

Dr Naomi Mackle: “Trying to spend as much time with the children as possible is top of my thoughts. It’s gone down to taking one day at a time, not even one week at a time.”
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Dr Naomi Mackle is the owner of Adare Cosmetics Clinic, which offers dermatology and cosmetic skin care at clinics in Adare, Co Limerick and Dublin. W(...)

Warren Buffet: VHI confirmed that it had entered into a reinsurance contract with the company run by  the billionaire investor.

The State-owned health insurance company VHI has said it is working on securing a longer-term partnership with Berkshire Hathaway, the company run by (...)