OECD secretary general Ángel Gurría. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Most of the attention around Enda Kenny’s address at the Ibec dinner on Thursday related to his comments on tax, and the well-flagged plan to ease the(...)

Jose Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – “the OECD BEPS   process is the greatest change to the global taxation system since it was established ..,” writes Feargal O’Rourke ( Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg)

In the context of tax policy, we are in a golden era for people operating in this space, the likes of which I do not expect to see again in my lifetim(...)

A warning from the OECD
  • Economy
  • September 18, 2014, 12:43

The discreet message from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in its report on the reform of international business tax (...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan: the Joint Managerial Body has called on her to revert to the pre-October 2012 NCCA Framework for the junior cycle for a five-year period. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Secondary school managers are urging Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan to scale down the extent of her junior cycle reforms as the threat of strik(...)

The OECD proposals come amid a public outcry over the low levels of tax being paid by big corporations such as Google, Apple and Starbucks.  Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

What is the OECD proposing? The Paris-based think-tank has come up with a series of proposals to reform the international tax code. They are aimed (...)

Irish ambassador to the US Anne Anderson told an investor conference in Washington that the 12.5 per cent company tax rate will remain as a “sovereign right”.

Simon CarswellWashington CorrespondentThe Government will take “very serious account” of suggested changes to tackle global corporate tax avoidance bu(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, chief architect of OECD’s tax proposals

Q: What is the import of these proposals for people in the Irish tax world and for Irish people concerned about public criticism of Ireland’s regim(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan says Government agrees with OECD that there is no point in  establishing  special tax code for the digital economy. Photograph: Matteo Bazzi/EPA

Government ministers insisted today that Ireland had nothing to fear from OECD proposals to clampdown on multinational tax avoidance.Ireland has been (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan moved last year to scrap an Irish legal provision which was used by Apple to minimise its tax burden.

The OECD has set out far-reaching plans to eliminate aggressive tax avoidance by big multinationals, an initiative which is likely to prompt changes t(...)

Minister for Communications Alex White: “It’s one of those things we have been talking about for a long time and we are now at the point that is capable of delivery.”   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish  Times

Minister for Communications Alex White says the new national postcode system – known as Eircode – will be introduced in early 2015. Mr White has to(...)