Brian Keegan

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The European Commission’s willingness to approve a 12.5 per cent rate for companies under the OECD limit is a surprise. Photograph: Getty Images

For Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, the talks on corporate tax have always been a game of damage limitation. And his decision not to sign up to (...)

Chartered Accountants Ireland calls for the Government to take a long-term approach and provide certainty in terms of environmental tax policy. Photograph: iStock

Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) has urged the Government to commit to using all revenue generated from carbon taxes in future to finance climate a(...)

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a captioned one is worth at least double that. Photograph: Getty Images

We have a huge map of the world in our kitchen and when a country or city catches my eye, the memories rush in. I see New York and think of my first j(...)

US treasury secretary Janet Yellen (left) meets with President of the Eurogroup and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe on the second day of the G7 Finance Ministers Meeting, at Lancaster House in London on June 5th, 2021. Photograph: Alberto Pezzal/AFP via Getty Images

A major shake-up is coming in the way multinational corporations are taxed. But nobody quite knows what it will look like. The finance ministers from (...)

Housing, employment and mental health among key challenges for young people. File photograph: iStock

Ireland’s young people are having a tough time of it – as the latest Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) report makes clear – with flat-lini(...)

US president Joe Biden speaks  to the press  in the East Room of the White House on April 1st, in Washington, DC. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Tax experts say that key negotiations with the US Congress on details of the new tax plan proposed by president Joe Biden will determine the extent of(...)

The move means that entrepreneurs should find it easier to qualify for the Capital Gains Tax Entrepreneur Relief, which gives a reduced rate of CGT of 10 per cent.

Entrepreneurs who sell all, or part of their businesses, should find it easier to access a lower rate of tax on any gains they make as part of the dis(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Business leaders have cautiously welcomed  stimulus package. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Government’s stimulus package does not “go far enough to prevent firms from folding”, a former secretary general of the Department of Finance, Joh(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Business leaders have cautiously welcomed  stimulus package. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Business leaders gave a generally cautious welcome to the Government’s stimulus package, which includes more than 50 measures designed to reboot econo(...)

Apple’s Hollyhill campus in Cork: EU court decision ‘should curtail EU commission posturing on State aid’, Chartered Accountants Ireland said. Photograph: David Creedon/Anzenberger

Industry groups welcomed the ruling in the EU’s second-highest court that Ireland did not give illicit State aid to technology giant Apple. But concer(...)

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