Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will travel to France, Luxembourg and Belgium on a programme of official visits in his capacity as Eurogroup pre(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has warned the EU against giving up on a global initiative to extract more tax from digital companies as he makes(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is a candidate for the eurogroup presidency, a two-and-a-half year term to succeed Portugal’s Mário Centeno. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The outgoing government’s decision to put Paschal Donohoe’s name forward for election to the position of president, in effect chair, of the eurogroup (...)

Paschal Donohoe and Nadia Calviño (right), pictured with European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici, are both seen as strong contenders to lead the eurogroup following the resignation of Portugal’s Mário Centeno. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is likely to be a candidate to head the group of Eurozone finance ministers but only if a new government is forme(...)

Christine Lagarde will be formally appointed in October. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Christine Lagarde is set to be confirmed in October as the next president of the European Central Bank (ECB), after the region’s finance ministers for(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe (right) with Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos (left) and  Luxembourg’s finance minister Pierre Gramegna at a meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

The European Union was “unhelpful” and “unfair” in singling out individual member states and accusing them of “undermining the integrity of the Europe(...)

European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on the EU decision to set out a template for recovering unpaid taxes and preventing tax avoidance by multinationals

Oxfam Ireland has urged the Government to take immediate action to force multinational companies to publicly declare where they pay taxes. The call co(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker gives a press conference on Luxembourg leaks. He said said he had no involvement in the deals during his time as finance minister or premier of Luxembourg. Photo: EPA

The disclosure of thousands of pages of confidential documents on Luxembourg tax deals by The Irish Times and other members of the International Conso(...)

Amazon warehouse: Luxembourg’s 3 per cent VAT for ebooks has caused vendors such as Amazon and iTunes to base operations in the country, enabling them to undercut competitors selling goods from within other member states. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

The VAT system for online goods and services is about to be turned upside down. As of January 1st, Irish residents buying ebooks or music downloads(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker gives a press conference a week after the Luxembourg leaks. Photograph: EPA/Olivier Hoslet

Luxembourg’s government was taken by “complete surprise” by the number of files in a report last week detailing hundreds of secret deals that allegedl(...)

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