The proposals from the Department of Finance included a recommendation that appeals should only be made to the High Court, and that appeals to the Circuit Court would no longer be allowed. Photograph: Frank Miller /	The Irish Times

Controversial proposals by the Department of Finance to make tax appeal hearings open to the public for the first time have met strong resistance from(...)

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-(...)

In just two weeks time, we’ll all be feeling that little bit richer, or poorer, depending on the outcome of Budget 2015. Though not many kites (...)

Mark Redmond: “The basic reason why we attract jobs is because US multinational operations in Ireland have a reputation for delivering on their mandate.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In the global tax game, Ireland is a mere pawn, powerless in the face of big corporations and their aggressive tax avoidance schemes. It’s no s(...)

Prof John FitzGerald: “Currently, we have a model where we bring in multinationals because of our low corporation tax and we’re coming under a lot of pressure for our rate to be increased.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland must end its dependence on low corporation tax to support its economy, according to a leading economist at the Economic and Social Research(...)

The institute has made proposals in their pre-Budget Submission to improve the taxation of intellectual property, research & development tax credits and the wider Irish corporate tax regime

The Irish Tax Institute has urged the Government to do more in next month’s Budget to attract senior decicion makers and investment to Ireland. Speaki(...)

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath: challenged Prof Stewart’s analysis. Photograph: Alan Betson

Up to €40 billion, or almost half, of the annual profits made by Irish-registered companies fall outside the corporate tax net because so many multi(...)

Joanne Richardson: leaving Amercian Chamber after 12 years

So it was goodbye from Joanne Richardson at the American Chamber of Commerce’s annual Thanksgiving lunch at the Four Seasons hotel in Dublin yesterday(...)

It’s tax returns time again. It might seem a bit strange this year, coming as it does so soon after the rescheduled budget, but with the deadline now (...)

Pascal Saint-Amans,  director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD, defended Ireland’s right to set its own corporation tax rate. Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the changes to company residence rules that he is introducing as part of Budget 2014 will not “put an (...)