US President Donald Trump speaks while holding up “Simple, Fair, ‘Postcard’ Tax Filing” cards as US house speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin (left) and Representative Kevin Brady, a Republican from Texas and chairman of the house ways and means committee, react during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Photograph: Olivier Douliery / Bloomberg

Tax experts and company finance chiefs were scrambling last night to make sense of an obscure provision of the US tax reform package that could impose(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks about tax reform during a visit to Loren Cook Company in Springfield, Missouri, on Wednesday. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

For Americans who turned on their televisions this week looking for a little light relief or an update on the Texan storms, it was difficult to escape(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has ruled out any action by Europe on Ireland’s corporate tax rate.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has ruled out any action by Europe on Ireland’s corporate tax rate. Speaking in Limerick earlier Mr Noonan was res(...)