Last year US pharmaceuticals group AbbVie was hit with an unexpected €572m  stamp duty bill in relation to its planned takeover of Allergan.

Ireland’s reputation for tax certainty is under threat because of the “aggressive” actions being taken by Revenue, the Dublin-based Edmund Burke Insti(...)

Revenue Commissioners: “There is a real risk that other corporations will be deterred from investing in Ireland for fear that similar tax demands may be made against them in future.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A near-300 per cent increase in tax reassessments by Revenue is threatening Ireland’s reputation for tax certainty, the Dublin-based Edmund Burke Inst(...)

US Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a “Make America Great Again” campaign rally with US President Donald Trump in Cincinnati, Ohio, on August 1st. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty.

Six members of the Young Fine Gael national executive have demanded a “full explanation” from the group’s president after he attended a conference org(...)