Seamus Coffey has been appointed Chairperson of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, the . . .
The EU Commission, on December 19, released the public version of its decision, announced last August, determining that Ireland granted illegal State aid to Apple by issuing the company's subsidiaries overly-generous private tax rulings. A lot is at stake, including . . .
The US intends to release tax guidance on country-by-country reporting for MNEs that addresses reporting for LLCs in US groups and for tiered partnerships, officials said at a December 15-16 tax conference. Officials also discussed just-released final regs on outbound transfers of goodwill, US tax treaty negotiations, and the pending EU State aid. . .
Irish Revenue has released a set of frequently asked questions relating to the country-by-country reporting requirements for multinationals under Irish legislation . . .
The Irish government today filed suit to annul the EU Commission's decision in the Apple case, which concluded that Ireland granted Apple about €13 billion (USD 14.5 billion) in illegal state aid by . . .
See: The Irish Times.
Irish Tax and Customs has amended its tax guidance to make it easier for companies to an claim an exemption from withholding for . . .
Professor James Stewart of Trinity College, Dublin, discusses Ireland's Budget 2017 and the Minister for Finance's accompanying address, delivered today, which affirmed Ireland's intent to maintain a low corporate tax rate and address the taxation of financial intermediaries known as section 110 firms . . .
Alan Heuston, has joined McCann FitzGerald's tax group a partner in the Dublin office, the firm . . .
Irish Revenue has updated its tax manual to provide for strict time limits on the duration of bilateral advance pricing agreements (APAs) signed with other nations, but has declined to specify that any firm limits will be imposed on tax rulings granted to large taxpayers that seek confirmation of the tax treatment . . .
See: The Japan News.
See: Bloomberg BNA.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP partner, Amanda Varma, discusses the recent announcement that the US and Ireland are renegotiating their tax treaty, and identifies provisions in the existing US-Ireland tax treaty that the US will likely try to modify . . .
The European Commission on August 30 announced it has concluded that Ireland granted Apple about €13 billion (USD 14.5 billion) in illegal state aid by issuing tax rulings to the company that inappropriately lowered its tax liability in 2003--2014. To restore fair competition, Apple must repay the aid to plus interest, the Commission said. The determination comes after a two year investigation . . .
Irish Revenue has announced that a new double taxation agreement with Ethiopia entered into force on August 12. The treaty, signed November 3, 2014, will . . .
A US Department of Justice lawsuit filed in Federal court on Wednesday reveals that the IRS believes that Facebook may have significantly undervalued a transfer of intellectual property . . .