Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

Apple: At the core of the matter

Apple: At the core of the matter

The decision taken this week is not to ascertain whether state aid rules were broken, but simply a decision to investigate, writes Brian Keegan.

The Tax Take with Brian Keegen

The Tax Take with Brian Keegen

Give tax breaks where they will make a difference.

Tax: Corporate crackdown What OECD tax review means for Ireland

Tax: Corporate crackdown What OECD tax review means for Ireland

Those seven OECD tax deliverables - what they are and how they could affect both businesses and taxpayers

OECD tax reform proposals are not in Ireland's interest

OECD tax reform proposals are not in Ireland's interest

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan.

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

Brian Keegan: No matter the referendum outcome, Scotland’s tax landscape is changing

Tax reform has its price

Tax reform has its price

Relief may now be on the way for taxpayers, but someone will have to pay the price, writes Brian Keegan.

COMMENT: Wrong strategy on tax regime change could hurt investment

COMMENT: Wrong strategy on tax regime change could hurt investment

The bulk of the tax is paid by multinational companies, but very few multinational companies pay the bulk of tax, writes Brian Keegan

COMMENT: Expense payments to non-executive directors under more scrutiny

COMMENT: Expense payments to non-executive directors under more scrutiny

The default approach of the Revenue Commissioners to taxpayer activity is one of profound suspicion, writes Brian Keegan

COMMENT: Not about Garth Brooks. Honest.

COMMENT: Not about Garth Brooks. Honest.

The Garth Brooks story must be manna from heaven for anyone trying to fill column inches or broadcast news airtime as we head into the silly season, writes Brian Keegan.

We need a magic tax relief

We need a magic tax relief

The trick is to lower tax in one area in such a way as to boost it in another, writes Brian Keegan.

Tax and spend: Anyone for some tax cuts?

Tax and spend: Anyone for some tax cuts?

The government has been talking about tax cuts. But what is the cold reality behind the political rhetoric? Brian Keegan reports.

COMMENT: Read my lips, no new rates

COMMENT: Read my lips, no new rates

Nominal tax rates don't matter much, what counts is the overall impact of the system, writes Brian Keegan.

COMMENT: Read my lips, no new rates

COMMENT: Read my lips, no new rates

Nominal tax rates don't matter much, what counts is the overall impact of the system, writes Brian Keegan.

COMMENT: Read my lips, no new rates

COMMENT: Read my lips, no new rates

Nominal tax rates don't matter much, what counts is the overall impact of the system, writes Brian Keegan.

More online is not the answer to all tax problems

More online is not the answer to all tax problems

Information technology is supposed to make things faster, but bizarrely this week, we saw that the exchequer returns for January were understated because of delays in bringing payments to account.