Ireland will have to act wisely, observing which way the wind is blowing, measuring its response, and all the while seeking to preserve the benefits of its vital foreign direct investment sector

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing in relation to the taxation of multinationals. Whether it’s Margaret Hodge in Westmi(...)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s tax reform plan published on Monday represents the first effort in a century to design(...)

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(...)

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde gestures next to EU economic affairs commissioner Pierre Moscovici, as finance ministers and central bank governors gather for a group photo during the G20 meeting  in Ankara. Photograph: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

Finance ministers from the G20 nations have insisted the global economy has nothing to fear from a China slowdown as they tried to dispel the pall (...)

The Beps process has consumed a huge amount of energy and resources. International corporate taxation is part of the public consciousness as never before; it’s a real barbecue stopper, as one Australian tax official put it.

In Paris last week, as Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande discussed events in Greece, the international tax system was being discussed in an under(...)

Mark Carney, chairman of the Financial Stability Board. Photograph:  Michael Buholzer/Reuters.

The Financial Stability Board, the global regulator chaired by Mark Carney, is considering adapting its proposed too-big-to-fail bank fix in response (...)

Google is among 30 multinationals to be investigated for alleged tax avoidance. Its Australian subsidiary has denied any evasion.

The Australian government announced a world-leading crackdown on Monday on alleged tax avoidance by 30 multinational companies that will likely force (...)

 Under Tony Abbott’s leadership, Australia has been reluctant to engage in global climate change politics, unsuccessfully attempting to keep the issue off the agenda of the Group of 20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane last year. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s chief business adviser has accused the United Nations of using debunked climate change science to lead a new w(...)

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott and Russian president Vladimir Putin cuddle koalas before the start of the first G20 meeting in November 2014. Photograph: Andrew Taylor/G20 Australia/Getty Images

The personal details of world leaders such as US president Barack Obama and British prime minister David Cameron, including passport numbers and visa (...)

Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs: ‘Before the summer, we will present a second package of measures on tax competition in the EU single market, including new ideas to revitalise the discussion on a common corporate tax base in Europe, which would cut compliance costs for companies and encourage cross-border investment.’ Photograph: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

Even when times are good, people are outraged when powerful, highly profitable corporations slash their tax bills by aggressively exploiting loopholes(...)