Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

Franco-German pact puts tax back on table

Franco-German pact puts tax back on table

France and Germany are trying to harmonise their corporation tax systems – the most inefficient in Europe – by 2013, and Ireland needs to be on its guard

Jobs initiative has mixed impact for public

Jobs initiative has mixed impact for public

The pensions levy and its application may be questionable, but the government has to boost jobs creation

Current Finance Bill is here to stay

Current Finance Bill is here to stay

The Finance Billmust be passed within four months of a budget, and can’t be ignored even by an incoming government

No easy choices for Lenihan

No easy choices for Lenihan

The Minister for Finance will have a tough task trying to boost the exchequer finances, particularly when it comes to introducing new taxes

Commission shows we must bite bullet on tax reform

Commission shows we must bite bullet on tax reform

We have already seen more radical changes than anything proposed by the commission in its report

The bittersweet fat of the land

The bittersweet fat of the land

Introducing a property tax to raise funds for the exchequer would be fraught with problems for the government

The Lisbon take on Irish tax

The Lisbon take on Irish tax

There is far more to the Lisbon Treaty than the issue of keeping Irish tax independent of Europe.

Meeting the deadline: How to work the pay-and-file system

Meeting the deadline: How to work the pay-and-file system

Remember that the return due now relates to income for 2004.