Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

How to keep your business in Revenue’s good books

How to keep your business in Revenue’s good books

Don’t just stay on the right side of the rules – be seen to be doing so

After all is said and done, tax happens

After all is said and done, tax happens

Government is refusing, as a stated tax-raising measure, to index tax bands and allowances as the economy recovers. Therefore, as incomes recover, we pay proportionately more tax on them

Taxation and the law of unintended consequences

Taxation and the law of unintended consequences

No surprises and no big changes will get Ireland through these turbulent times

The ghost of Christmas Brexit shows Santa a scary new world

The ghost of Christmas Brexit shows Santa a scary new world

‘You’re not going to thank me for this, Santa, but you might owe HM Revenue & Customs a few bob.’ In the near future, Customs Officer Smith gives the man in red the lowdown on the meddlesome new trading arrangements

It’s not what you pay, it’s where you  pay it

It’s not what you pay, it’s where you pay it

‘Our share’ has replaced ‘fair share’ as the political imperative when it comes to corporation taxes. What does it mean for Ireland?

Get ready for a different kind of Brexit

Get ready for a different kind of Brexit

Brian Keegan It’s great news that a hard border is being avoided, but Brexit will still present plenty of other problems for Ireland

Tax Audits: Your ten-point survival guide

Tax Audits: Your ten-point survival guide

Brian Keegan gives you the lowdown on getting through that most dreaded of experiences: a visit from the Revenue Commissioners

There’s nothing like a public shaming to get companies to pay offshore tax bills

There’s nothing like a public shaming to get companies to pay offshore tax bills

The Paradise Papers is the latest incident in a sequence extending back at least two decades, where public disquiet has prompted political attempts to extinguish opportunities for tax avoidance using cross-border transactions.

Tax Talk with Brian Keegan

Tax Talk with Brian Keegan

Britain’s departure date from the EU coincided with the end of its tax and financial year. Now with a budget in sight, the British need more nuanced policy decisions

Invested: Brexit and tax:  the open questions

Invested: Brexit and tax: the open questions

More than a year has passed since the announcement of the Brexit referendum result, yet there are many tax issues still to be reconciled. Brian Keegan separates the knowns from the unknowns

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

A Joycean work, the Taxes Consolidation Act is a not-so-handy guide to our complicated tax system

Brian Keegan: How Revenue catches the tax cheats

Brian Keegan: How Revenue catches the tax cheats

Tax evasion is wrong. Most taxpayers recognise that but, despite the generally positive compliance attitude, evasion at times became a virtual industry in this country

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

The worst people to ask about tax are taxpayers

Five things to expect from Budget 2018

Five things to expect from Budget 2018

Here’s a guide to what we can expect when Paschal Donohoe unveils his spending strategy this Tuesday

Keeping both the US and EU sweet as Brexit evolves

Keeping both the US and EU sweet as Brexit evolves

Donald Trump wants to cut corporation tax. Europe wants to increase it. Where does all this leave Ireland?