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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Government will resist any shake-up of corporate tax rules at European level that could impact Ireland.... read more
Foreign financial entities need to forget prior IRS FATCA guidance to ensure consistent compliance with the legislation, according to an IRS official.... read more
The world’s wealthy are becoming increasingly interested in investment migration programs amid growing security concerns over the cross-border sharing of financial data.... read more
The Cayman Island's Government said it is helping approximately 30 financial services firms who are seeking to temporarily relocate employees from islands affected by Hurricane Irma to the Cayman Islands.... read more
LEGAL UPDATE: Some double tax treaties (DTTs) are being amended by the Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the multilateral instrument or MLI)... read more
Popular investment schemes offering generous tax breaks for wealthier investors are likely to face new restrictions... read more
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