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Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle, has joined the board of Tesla. Mr Ellison (74) went off-script during an Oracle meeting with analysts in October criticised how the media had covered Elon Musk,  whom he called a close friend

Tesla added Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to its board, fulfilling the terms of the settlement reached with US securities regulators over(...)

Corporation tax receipts have nearly doubled since 2012 to €8.2 billion and are on course this year to top €10 billion for the first time. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The tax and benefit measures announced in October’s budget will reduce household income by an average of 0.7 per cent, according to a study by the Eco(...)

  Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe   Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  . Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The amount of money the Government generates in tax has jumped by nearly 60 per cent in the past 15 years. But VAT generates less than it did at the h(...)

The Government is on course to run a budget surplus this year for the first time in over a decade. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government is on course to run a budget surplus this year for the first time in over a decade following a near record €2.7 billion corporation tax(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. the State could yet run a budget surplus for 2018.

The Government took in a near record €2.7 billion in corporation tax in November, nearly half a billion more than expected. Exchequer returns for the(...)

Logical Clocks co-founder Jim Dowling

Logical Clocks, a Swedish technology company co-founded by Irishman Jim Dowling, has raised €1.25 million from investors that include Dublin-based Fro(...)

The share buybacks by Apple, Alphabet, Cisco, Microsoft and Oracle since Donald Trump’s tax change came into force at the end of 2017 are nearly double what the companies spent in the whole of last year.  File photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The five US tech companies with the largest cash piles took advantage of US president Donald Trump’s tax reforms to spend more than $115 billion in th(...)

Qualtrics chief executive Ryan Smith. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images

German business software company SAP has agreed to buy Qualtrics International for $8 billion (€7.1 billion) in cash, pre-empting a planned stock mark(...)

The UK is the single largest supplier of Irish imports, accounting for 22% or €17.5bn of all goods imported in Ireland during 2017. Photograph: Alan Betson

The full extent of Ireland’s exposure to Brexit is set out in the Central Statistics Office (CSO) 2018 Yearbook, which pulls together key headline fig(...)

College open days offer  the opportunity to inspect facilities at the institution of your choice.  Photograph: iStock

Choosing a college or further-education course is another stressful addition on the lengthy to-do list of Leaving Cert students. With so much going o(...)

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