Cormac Kelleher, international tax partner with Mazars: “Organisations can gain a competitive advantage by partnering with a service provider whose primary focus is on managing the compliance function.”  Photograph Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

The increasing burden of compliance is forcing many businesses to outsource this key area to external partners. “If you are not familiar with the rule(...)

Cormac Kelleher. Photograph: Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography

Ongoing reform of the global tax framework may spell good or bad news for Ireland depending on who you are listening to, but one thing is certain, cha(...)

Olivia Buckley of the Irish Tax Institute: “Employees in Ireland have some of the highest effective tax bills in the world at certain salary levels.” Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography
The tax disadvantage

Despite Ireland’s much-vaunted 12.5 per cent rate of corporation tax, there is mounting anecdotal and other harder evidence to suggest that Ireland’s (...)