Robert Stack

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The Apple logo at its 5th Avenue location in New York. Apple had Irish companies at the heart of its international tax structure but the objective was to defer the payment of US tax rather than avoid Irish or other EU taxes. Photograph: John Taggart/EPA

The General Court of the European Union rejected all lines of reasoning put forward by the Competition Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, in her origin(...)

The Warior Nun: Adapted from a comic book of the same nam

Unsolved Mysteries July 1st Who else but the producers of Stranger Things would dare drag the 1980s cult-classic series Unsolved Mysteries into the 2(...)

Apple in Cork: the US government escalated the dispute this week over what Washington sees as the unfair targeting of American multinationals and their tax arrangements with individual EU members states. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The US Treasury’s missive, fired at the EU Commission warning about the effect of its antitrust investigations into Irish tax arrangements of Apple an(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the OECD centre for tax policy and administration.

The introduction of tax measures such as so-called knowledge or patent boxes are not a good way to foster the creation of intellectual property (IP), (...)

Organised by the Irish Tax Institute, the conference will discuss how new tax rules will affect companies and countries across the world

Next week Dublin Castle will host some of the world’s most important taxation decision makers and experts, there to discuss how new global tax rules (...)

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager: despite inquiries into Apple, Amazon.com, McDonald’s and Starbucks, Ms Vestager insists she is not focusing just on American companies. Photograph:  Francois Lenoir/Reuters

A senior US tax official accused the European Union of unfairly targeting American companies in its crackdown on fiscal deals that has embroiled firms(...)

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 (...)

Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, said tax inversion deals were latest ‘virus’ in US tax system. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

The US Congress must pass legislation to prevent American companies relocating their legal headquarters overseas and stop rewarding countries that pra(...)

Google offices in Barrow Street, Dublin. Despite having substantial operations in the UK and elsewhere, Google’s taxable presence is deemed to be in Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Governments across the world are annoyed by the sight of multinationals doing business within their economies yet paying little or no tax there(...)

Representatives of Google, Microsoft, and Ebay joined experts from the big four accountancy firms, business lobby groups, civil servants from tax and finance administrations of the developed nations, trade union representatives and non-government organisations, to discuss possible changes to the global tax system. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The tax affairs of Apple and Google, both of whom use Ireland as key components of their global structures, were cited at the opening session in Pa(...)

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