Padraig Cronin

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Donald Trump’s policies  would mean big changes in the environment for foreign direct investment, an issue of vital interest to Ireland. Photograph: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

What will be the gap between electoral rhetoric and reality? That is the key question for Ireland as we try to get to grips with what the Trump presid(...)

US president-elect Donald Trump has said he will cut US corporation tax from 35 per cent to 15 per cent. Photograph: EPA

Senior Irish advisers and economists have disputed claims by a senior adviser to US president-elect Donald Trump that “a flood of companies” will leav(...)

Pádraig Cronin: “Changes will remind the market that the primary focus in valuation needs to be about the fundamentals – not tax.”

Proposed changes to the tax regime governing property investment has brought into sharp focus the need for a coherent long-term tax policy for Irish p(...)

Balances have been struck from the help-to-buy scheme to the new tax arrangements on vulture funds and Irish real-estate funds

We are all getting use to the so-called “new politics”. One impact was that pre-Budget negotiations meant even more than usual leaked before the big d(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: The Finance Bill, published on Thursday, confirmed that a 20 per cent withholding tax will apply next year to certain property distributions from Irish funds to overseas investors. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The State must redouble efforts to win finance business post-Brexit, after the Finance Bill showed the vast majority of IFSC activities are exempt fr(...)

In navigating Brexit, companies need to effectively plan and “future proof” business for the ultimate exit scenario and the disruptions which result. Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty Images

Some commentators have emphasised the certainty of the 12.5 per cent tax rate as the key part of “Brand Ireland” and the importance of not changing a(...)

US president Barack Obama says he’s pleased with the new rules  Photograph: Bloomberg

As corporate lawyers in Dublin lament Barack Obama derailing a gravy train of fees from multi-billion-dollar merger deals to move companies from the U(...)

Michael Noonan said the new tax credit is a central plank of the Government’s strategy for addressing criticism that risk-takers are being disadvantaged by the tax system

The Government achieved a rare feat by uniting many of the groups that vocally represent small businesses and entrepreneurs in praise of the budget. F(...)

The changes to global tax rules are considered by Irish tax experts and policymakers to contain both threats and potential advantages for Ireland.

A plan for overhauling the global system for the taxation of multinationals, to be published on Monday in Paris, will contain major challenges and (...)

The Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) logo is seen at the company’s headquarters in Paris, France, on Friday, May 28, 2010. Slovenia, along with Israel and Estonia, are joining the Paris-based organization of 31 of the world’s most developed economies. Photographer: Antoine Antoniol/Bloomberg

An increasing number of smaller economies are likely to lower their corporation tax rates as a result of the ongoing global reform of multinational ta(...)

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