Jim Stewart

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EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager: “Our investigation into the Irish tax rulings began in 2013, after Apple told a US Senate hearing about what it called a ‘tax incentive arrangement’ with Ireland.” Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Vesna Tomljenovic, the judge tasked with drafting a ruling by the European Union’s second-highest court on Apple’s alleged €13 billion Irish sweethea(...)

American Chamber of Commerce chief executive Mark Redmond at the Oireachtas Committee hearing on the Apple Tax ruling

There may be 13 billion reasons for wanting to accept the European Commission’s ruling that Ireland gave Apple illegal State aid but it would be a fal(...)

 The Irish Financial Services Centre: academic Jim Stewart said Ireland’s financial centre had hosted many of the vehicles involved in the  crash and  it used “smoke and mirrors” to “camouflage” some activity.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

Irish officials say they have had more than 35 concrete enquiries from London-based financial groups looking at setting up a base or expanding in Irel(...)

 Gary Palmer, Irish Debt Securities Association

As global investors fled Ireland amid the panic of 2009, US hedge fund Davidson Kempner spied an opportunity: It set up a company in Dublin to mop up (...)

An employee  at Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn. Last month, the company informed users that anyone outside of the Americas will enter a terms of use agreement with Etsy Ireland

Artisan goods marketplace Etsy, which promised to be a beacon for transparency as a public company, recently implemented a strategy that shrouds its o(...)

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath: challenged Prof Stewart’s analysis. Photograph: Alan Betson

Up to €40 billion, or almost half, of the annual profits made by Irish-registered companies fall outside the corporate tax net because so many multi(...)

Vodafone says it paid tax on profits from royalty collections through a Dublin subsidiary at a rate of 25 per cent before settling with UK revenue off(...)

Photograph: Jon Boyes/Photographer’s Choice/Getty

Lee Hadnum, a former tax specialist with Ernst and Young, author of The World’s Best Tax Havens: How to Cut Your Taxes to Zero and Safeguard Your Fina(...)

“New information has emerged from the Revenue Commissioners on incomes and taxation here.”

The deference to financial and corporate power that impelled Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan to give the blanket guarantee to the financial insti(...)

John Dixon, Ernst & Young’s head of tax, gives evidence the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee  inquiry into Google’s tax affairs. Photograph:  PA/PA Wire

The head of tax at Ernst & Young in the UK gave some interesting evidence to the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee on Thursday as (...)