The end of Nominees is delighting criminals
The fight against money laundering, bribery and corruption, tax fraud and any other illicit activities justified the setup of new rules and regulations to identify individuals, to follow the money and to promote aggressively... Continue Reading »
The United States reclaims the spotlight...
With all that's been going on in Europe since the start of the year, the United States has been woefully neglected in this column, beyond our fleeting looks at the battles being fought on many fronts regarding the planned introduction of... Continue Reading »
Will you be my (tax) valentine?
As memories of Christmas and New Year dim, the lovers' holiday is almost upon us, although the Irish electorate clearly didn't get the memo from PM Leo Varadkar at the recent election, when they delivered a rebuke to prior Fine Gael government... Continue Reading »
EU Throws Weight Around On Compliance, Trade
Against a background of inter-party sniping in the United States surrounding President Trump's State of the Union speech (itself taking place during both an impeachment trial and his campaign to secure the Republican presidential nomination... Continue Reading »
The Digital Tax Binary Dominates
While it's still too early to call how things are going to pan out tax-wise in 2020 (it is only the 83rd of January, after all...), in a period in which you might expect Brexit to be dominating the news cycle... Continue Reading »
Ireland Succumbs To Election Fever...
As the UK gears up to begin the process of leaving the European Union at the end of the month (the implications of which are still, to be honest, as clear as mud in terms of trade and tax matters)... Continue Reading »
Reforms Continue Apace, Offshore Centers Muscle In...
As people drift slowly back to work after their festive break (extended in some cases, but not in mine - no rest for the wicked!), you might expect things to begin slowing down on the tax reform front... Continue Reading »
Festive Break? Not so much...
Well, I hope you're all rested after a nice uneventful festive break. No? Well, at least nothing much has been happening in the tax world. Also no?... Continue Reading »
Election Ends British Brexit Battle
Well, the electoral dice in the United Kingdom have finally fallen, and whatever your feelings on the outcome of the recent contest, the significant majority handed to Prime Minister Boris Johnson by the electorate at least permits... Continue Reading »
North America Presses On With Tax Reforms
As the UK election campaign rattles shakily on, just about remaining on the rails, this week we'll be hopping across the Atlantic to look at progress with regard to US tax reform... Continue Reading »