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Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross answers questions in the US Senate. Mr Ross is Donald Trump’s pick for commerce secretary. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Cutting the US corporate tax rate is the “biggest single tool” to keep firms in the country and to attract foreign companies, investor Wilbur Ross, Do(...)

The Government is appealing the European Commission’s ruling on its Irish tax position. Photograph: Reuters

“The Maxforce” is the European Union team that ordered the State to collect billions of euros in back taxes from Apple, rattled the Government, and sp(...)

The big question for the European Commission is what assurance did the UK government give the Japanese manufacturer to persuade it to stay in the country? Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

As the complex preparations for Brexit get underway in London and Brussels, there have been few signs from Downing Street of any concrete plans of how(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe  with Minister for Finance Michael Noonan  at Government Buildings, announcing that the Cabinet had agreed to appeal the €13 billion Apple tax decision. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The drum beats from Brussels grew louder last week, as officials and ministers trailed back to the office after the holidays. A final ruling in the (...)

“Whether what happened was legal or not, Apple used Irish structures to pay very little tax on money earned outside the US over a prolonged period.” Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

I wouldn’t go spending your share of the €13 billion just yet. Who knows whether we will ever be able to download some or all of this money into our n(...)

Talks continued last night with Independent Minister Zappone calling for commitment to tax justice. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Fine Gael and Independent members of the Government failed to reach agreement last night on a response to the €13 billion Apple tax ruling before toda(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: ‘Our tax system is founded on the strict application of the law’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

To use a football analogy, the European Commission went in studs up with its ruling yesterday on Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland. The Government has (...)

 Democratic Senator from Florida Bill Nelson (C) speaks to the media after a series of procedural votes on gun legislation in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 20th June 2016. The four amendments (two from Republicans and two from Democrats) all of which failed, were proposed in the wake of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting, during which a total of 50 people, including the suspect gunman, were killed and 53 were injured in a mass shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, in the early hours of 12th June. The shooter was killed in an exchange of fire with the police after taking hostages at the club. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The US Senate on Monday rejected four measures restricting gun sales after last week’s massacre in an Orlando nightclub, dealing a bitter setback to a(...)

CIA chief John Brennan said on Sunday he expects a section of a classified US congressional report into the September 11th, 2001 attacks - which saw planes hit the World Trade Centre in New York, the Pentagon and another crash in Pennsylvania - to be published, absolving Saudi Arabia of any responsibility. Photograph: Sean Adair/Files/Reuters.

CIA chief John Brennan said on Sunday he expects a section of a classified US congressional report into the September 11th, 2001 attacks to be publish(...)

Online inmate records show Brock Turner is expected to be released from  Santa Clara County jail on September 2nd. He was sentenced on June 2nd. File photograph: Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department/Reuters

California attorney general Kamala Harris, the leading US Senate candidate from the state, has joined the outpouring of criticism of a six-month jail (...)

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