Tax Law

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The government's planned carbon tax hike risks exacerbating fuel poverty in the absence of affordable clean energy and reliable public transport, Community Law & Mediation (CLM) has warned. The community law centre and charity, which opened a Centre for Environmental Justice earlier this year, i

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The Irish government has agreed to sign up to an international agreement setting a global minimum corporation tax rate of 15 per cent for large firms. Speaking after a cabinet meeting yesterday, finance minister Paschal Donohoe said: "The government has given approval today for Ireland to sign up to

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Pharmaceutical company Perrigo has settled a €1.64 billion tax bill – the largest assessment ever issued by the Revenue Commissioners – for €297 million. A&L Goodbody represented Perrigo in its appeal before the Tax Appeals Commission, but the matter has now been settled in

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A&L Goodbody (ALG) has been named a top European employer for diversity and inclusion by the International Tax Review (ITR). The firm won in the Diversity & Inclusion Firm of the Year category at the ITR EMEA Tax Awards 2021, which recognise leading international tax professionals and firms

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The government has been urged to exempt the cost of making a will from VAT when a charitable bequest is included in order to encourage personal acts of kindness. My Legacy, an umbrella group of 80 Irish charities, published its Budget 2022 submission this week to coincide with International Legacy G

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Matheson has been named Irish tax firm of the year and Irish transfer pricing firm of the year by the International Tax Review (ITR) for the second year in a row. The firm won the accolades at the ITR EMEA Tax Awards 2021, widely recognised as one of the benchmarks for excellence in the field of int

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Irish tax revenues fell by less than four per cent last year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, compared with a fall of nearly one-third during the global financial crisis, according to new government analysis. Finance minister Paschal Donohoe yesterday published the annual taxation report for 2021, which

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Widely-discussed proposals for a global minimum corporation tax rate of at least 15 per cent have been put out to public consultation by the Irish government. More than 130 countries, including the US, UK, China, India and Russia, have signed up to the proposals developed by the Organisation for Eco

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The Court of Appeal has determined that clamp removal fees issued by a private car park are subject to VAT on the basis that a service is being provided to the motorist. It had previously been found by the Tax Appeal Commissioner that the clamping fees were payment in lieu of damages for trespass by

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The new Commission on Taxation and Welfare, chaired by Professor Niamh Moloney, head of the law department at LSE, will hold its first meeting today. Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe yesterday announced the appointment of 13 tax and welfare experts joining Professor Moloney on the commission.

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Dual qualified Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and solicitor Sinead Dooley has been promoted to tax director at Cahill Taxation Services (CTS). Ms Dooley joined business advisory and tax specialist practice CTS as tax senior in 2010, having previously worked with J.M. Burke Tax Solicitors in Dublin.

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Inheritance, estate and gift taxes could play a stronger role in addressing inequality and improving public finances, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Inheritance taxation can be an important instrument to address inequality, particularly in the cu

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