“Le Monde” reported there was a move to consolidate more of its international operations in Ireland. Photograph: David Ramos/Bloomberg

Google has played down speculation in France that it is considering shutting its Bermudan arm and boosting its operations in Dublin, following the cl(...)

LinkedIn has purchased a 17,507sq m site at Wilton Place in Dublin.

It has been said that reform of Ireland’s tax regime might lead to an upheaval among multinational tech companies based here.Although the multinationa(...)

The Federal Reserve’s policies have also benefited the relatively well off; it is trying to raise the prices of assets which are overwhelmingly owned by the rich

When should growing inequality concern us? This is a moral and political question. It is also an economic one. It is increasingly recognised that, bey(...)

US companies, faced with one of the highest rates of corporate tax in the world - 35 per cent – have long sought to minimise their tax bill. One way h(...)

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(...)

The advice offered to the Government by tax advisers to major US multinational companies in Ireland is scarcely surprising. Tax Executives Institute ((...)

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott in May introduced the toughest budget in almost two decades, warning that the economic situation was an “emergency”. Photograph: Daniel Munoz/EPA

After 23 years of continuous growth, and being the only developed country to avoid recession in that time, there is a feeling in some corners that (...)

South Korean students prepare to take an exam. Photograph: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

The sight of secondary school students in blue uniforms traipsing through downtown Seoul at 11pm is jarring, but it’s common in the highly competiti(...)

Amazon’s tax structure has aroused controversy across Europe at a time when EU governments have been forced to impose tough austerity measures by cutting basic welfare benefits to bail out failed banks and cut budget deficits. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

European officials have ordered Luxembourg to hand over documents relating to Amazon’s tax affairs as the online retail giant becomes embroiled in a c(...)

Babies’ clothing on the railings of the Dáil  during a march from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Mespil Road, Dublin to the Dáil, in solidarity with the babies and mothers from Tuam, and all mother and baby homes as a gesture of rememberance and care. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Why are we so shocked about the 796 infants and children who died in St Mary’s mother-and-baby home in Tuam, Co Galway? The Sunday World referred to I(...)