Former Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann’s case was registered with the High Court on Friday, and he is being represented by law firm Arthur Cox, according to court filings. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann has filed a court case against Revenue, a month after the businessman lost an appeal against the tax (...)

A businessman suspected of receiving the proceeds of crime has failed in an attempt to challenge a tax demand of almost €300,000 from the Criminal Assets Bureau. File photograph

A businessman suspected of receiving proceeds of crime has failed in an attempt to challenge a tax demand of almost €300,000 from the Criminal Assets (...)

The Tax Appeals Commission said Mr McGann had failed to discharge the burden of proof that Revenue had wrongly assessed the payments as liable for income tax. Photograph: Alan Betson

Businessman Gary McGann has lost an appeal against tax treatment on two payments totalling €2.3 million which he claimed were a gift from Smurfit Kapp(...)

The businessman gave evidence that he left Ireland permanently about 2004 or 2005 and had spent time in Italy, Germany, France, Spain and Portugal putting tarmac on driveways. The commission heard he had spent most of the last 20 years in Malta (pictured), where he had set up a company. Photograph: Reuters

An Irish businessman based in Malta has successfully challenged a tax demand for almost €1 million from the Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab). The marrie(...)

The dwelling house exemption allows someone to inherit a property tax-free provided that they have lived in it for three years before the homeowner’s death and that it was the main home of the person who has died.  Photograph: iStock

Revenue has decided not to appeal a High Court judgment that allows people to inherit the family home without paying tax, even if they also inherit ot(...)

Perrigo, which acquired Irish pharma group Elan in late 2013, has signalled its intention to appeal the decision to the Tax Appeals Commission, the deadline for which falls on December 28th

Shares in pharma giant Perrigo rose more than 10 per cent at one point in New York on Wednesday, just ahead of the deadline for appealing its €1.64 bi(...)

Other exchequers jealously look at our soaring corporate revenues

There is an irony in the boost to our corporate tax bill over the last few years. Ireland, one of the countries in the firing line in terms of interna(...)

The Revenue Commissioners have given a notice of assessment to Perrigo, a pharma giant with its headquarters in Dublin.

What’s this story about a new tax demand on a big pharma company about? The Revenue Commissioners have given a notice of assessment to Perrigo, a pha(...)

EIB president Werner Hoyer: “If we cannot stop this trend towards the return of protectionism…we are going to live in a much less comfortable continent and world very soon.”

The European Investment Bank president has warned that “If we cannot stop this trend towards the return of protectionism…we are going to live in a muc(...)

Public Accounts Committee chairman Seán Fleming said the State was missing out on significant additional resources because of the amount of tax that remained under appeal. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Three large corporation tax bills, worth more than €100 million each, have yet to be collected by Revenue because of a backlog of appeals at the Tax A(...)

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