Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

Taxing someone else is our preferred method of tax reform

Taxing someone else is our preferred method of tax reform

We must match our tax system to the needs of the economy

We must link effort and reward in tax policy

We must link effort and reward in tax policy

Especially in an election year, the time has to be taken to get tax policy right.

The Tax Take: Knowing when to stop

The Tax Take: Knowing when to stop

Europe’s new tax transparency system smacks of over-regulation

Osborne borrowing from Irish budgets

Osborne borrowing from Irish budgets

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

The Tax Take: Politics, tax and what Einstein said

The Tax Take: Politics, tax and what Einstein said

Our political leaders owe us stability and certainty about how much tax we will owe – no matter how they want to raise money to run the government

Water, water everywhere you look

Water, water everywhere you look

Irish Water must show it has the ability to charge the right people.

The Ansbacher dossier: Offshore accounts and tax fraud, writes Brian Keegan.

The Ansbacher dossier: Offshore accounts and tax fraud, writes Brian Keegan.

There are plenty of good reasons for wanting to open an offshore account. You might want to get ...

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

Why the local property tax worked, but water charges won't.

Dear Minister, may I present my alternative Finance Bill . . .

Dear Minister, may I present my alternative Finance Bill . . .

The Finance Bill was tailored for multinationals. I believe Michael Noonan should have done more for Indigenous Ireland Inc, writes Brian Keegan.

Budget 2015 Economics: How the state ham mers the self-employed

Budget 2015 Economics: How the state ham mers the self-employed

The tax system routinely charges more tax on self-employed people, like the USC, which they pay at a rate of 11 per cent to employees’ 8 per cent.

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

A look at past public consultations gives us a few pointers as to what Budget 15 might contain.

The Tax Take: Brian Keegan

The Tax Take: Brian Keegan

Ireland is being scapegoated over the Apple tax issue by an EU Commission hungry for publicity

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