Secretary general of the OECD Angel Gurría: “Brexit is like a tax. It is the equivalent to roughly missing out on about one month’s income within four years.” Photograph: EPA

Leaving the European Union would cost British workers a month’s salary by 2020 but would reduce net immigration and lower house prices, the Organisati(...)

Jose Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) at the London School of Economics where he outlined the economic consequences. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Leaving the European Union would cost the average working Briton the equivalent of a month’s salary by 2020, the Organisation for Economic Co-operati(...)

Revenue officials said they were looking into using third-party data such as matching Local Property Tax details with income and payment records to detect non-compliance

The Revenue is stepping up efforts to tackle tax evasion by high-earning professionals, as part of a clampdown on the so-called shadow economy. Amon(...)

 Matheson headquarters on Sir  Rogerson’s Quay in Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson

Matheson, the Irish legal firm named in the Panama Papers, last year urged international regulators to water down proposed tougher disclosure rules f(...)

US president Barack Obama says he’s pleased with the new rules  Photograph: Bloomberg

As corporate lawyers in Dublin lament Barack Obama derailing a gravy train of fees from multi-billion-dollar merger deals to move companies from the U(...)

At some level it makes sense. A multinational company, with subsidiaries all around the world and therefore subject to a host of different corporate (...)

The performance of students at maths has improved, but there is still a significant gap between our best students and those in countries such as China, Hong Kong and Korea. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Irish mathematics students are falling well behind their counterparts in high-performing countries, according to a review carried out by the Departmen(...)

The OECD poured cold water on any lingering hopes of a pick-up in global economic growth this year, slashing its forecasts for the United States, Euro(...)

The OECD report shows that about one in five Irish university graduates can manage basic literacy and numeracy tasks but struggle with more complex tasks.   File photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Irish university students have some of the poorest literacy and numeracy skills in the developed world, based on an analysis by the Organisation for E(...)

The British settlement could lead to Google  agreeing to pay more tax in other European countries where it is under scrutiny. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Google has reached a settlement with the UK to pay £130 million in back taxes and higher taxes in future. The deal could see Google paying more in ot(...)