Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

Britain still dancing to Europe’s tune on tax

Britain still dancing to Europe’s tune on tax

If Britain wants to collect £600bn of tax in the next year, it may have to do what the EU wants for a while yet

The next trade war?

The next trade war?

The EU’s latest proposal on taxing multinationals would bruise Ireland

The Tax Take: A bilateral sense of loss may be just what’s needed

The Tax Take: A bilateral sense of loss may be just what’s needed

Beyond the rhetoric and posturing, people’s livelihoods are at stake in the current negotiations between the EU and Britain. It’s time for the politicians to wake up and face that reality

Forget the law, Brexit is now a clash of cultures

Forget the law, Brexit is now a clash of cultures

The clash of totally incompatible legal and civil service cultures in Europe and Britain could end up in both sides getting hurt

Crypto-Taxes

Crypto-Taxes

Why the rise of bitcoin presents a massive challenge for the taxman

Tax Take: A time to delve... and a time to shelve

Tax Take: A time to delve... and a time to shelve

The government’s latest report on PRSI is likely to be quietly buried by Regina Doherty – and in this case, it’s probably best for all concerned

State aversion to tax incentives are a knee-jerk reaction

State aversion to tax incentives are a knee-jerk reaction

Ministers need not be allergic to the idea of tax breaks, as long as lessons learned are taken on board

Brian Keegan: Is Ireland a tax haven within  a tax haven?

Brian Keegan: Is Ireland a tax haven within a tax haven?

Our corporation tax system is aligned with all of the important EU and international norms, except for the rate

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