Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

A decade after I met with Martin McGuinness to lobby for the introduction of a special corporation tax rate in the North, provision for the 12.5 per cent rate is on the statute books

Pensions Special: Who wants to work forever?

Pensions Special: Who wants to work forever?

When it comes to pensions, getting the investment balance right is key to everything

Do they know it’s Brexit time at all?

Do they know it’s Brexit time at all?

Philip Hammond’s spring budget reflected the economic positives since the Brexit vote, but how many of them are actually real?

The Tax Take: Can tax be both fair and equal?

The Tax Take: Can tax be both fair and equal?

We have backed ourselves into a corner when it comes to changing the tax blend

The Tax Take: The 4 essentials of managing Brexit

The Tax Take: The 4 essentials of managing Brexit

Brexit fatigue is not a luxury businesses can indulge in

It’s no joke if Revenue can’t keep a secret

It’s no joke if Revenue can’t keep a secret

How can we keep a company’s secrets when Revenue needs to call in external industry experts to decide whether it deserves a tax break?

A tax essay by Brian Keegan

A tax essay by Brian Keegan

This sense of powerlessness contributes to the sense of tax unfairness. This is particularly so when we see the apparent flexibility afforded to business, and in particular to multinationals

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

The state can help most businesses by just staying well out of their way

The Tax Take: The palpable tax collection urgency

The Tax Take: The palpable tax collection urgency

New measures in recent years have resulted in a scramble when it comes to tax collection in this country

The Tax Take: Brian Keegan

The Tax Take: Brian Keegan

It was the case that what happened in Britain would happen here – but not now

The Tax Take: We need to get ready for a forcible, abrupt Brexit

The Tax Take: We need to get ready for a forcible, abrupt Brexit

A rough departure by Britain from the EU spells trouble for the North

Brian Keegan: The Tax Take

Brian Keegan: The Tax Take

The amount of tax collected last month was lower than December 2015 - something that should not happen in a recovering economy

The Tax Take: Ireland is stuck in the middle for 2017

The Tax Take: Ireland is stuck in the middle for 2017

Ireland’s tax policy in 2017 may well be informed by Brexit and the Trump presidency

The Tax Take: They’re making a list, and checking it twice

The Tax Take: They’re making a list, and checking it twice

Even Santa Claus can find himself at the receiving end of Revenue checks

National tax sovereignty must be defended

National tax sovereignty must be defended

A company is not a citizen and does not have the same moral duties, rights or responsibilities