Sign up for tax alert emails    GTNU homepage    Tax newsroom    Email document    Print document    Download document

April 14, 2021
2021-5436

Irelandís Department of Finance to host virtual seminar on International Tax

In a press release published on 13 April 2021, Ireland’s Department of Finance announced that it will be hosting a virtual seminar on International Tax at 2 p.m. Irish time (9 a.m. EDT, 6 a.m. PDT) on 21 April 2021.

The virtual seminar will focus on the various ongoing international tax discussions that are taking place at both the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) level and in the United States under the new President Joe Biden’s Administration, with specific attention to be given to the general progress of those discussions in addition to potential areas of relevance for Irish stakeholders in the context of reaching an agreement and subsequently implementing any newly agreed international tax framework.

In noting that “2021 will be a critical year for international tax” as agreement is sought in addressing the tax challenges of digitalization, the press release goes on to state that Ireland is “committed to achieving a sustainable, robust and growth friendly agreement.” It also states that such an agreement “must be one that meets the needs of all countries, large and small, developed and developing,” and that it is “vital that certainty is provided to countries and businesses alike in achieving a balanced and equitable compromise.”

The virtual seminar will be opened by Ireland’s Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, who is also President of the Eurogroup.

Pascal Saint-Amans (Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration – OECD), Fabrizia Lapecorella (Director General of Finance Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy - G20 Presidency), Benjamin Angel (Director, TAXUD.D, EU Commission) and Barbara Angus (EY’s Global Tax Policy Leader) will be among the panelists speaking at the event.

To receive further details on how to join the event, contact intltax@finance.gov.ie by email.

Further details in relation to the event may be found in the link below:

gov.ie - Department of Finance to host virtual seminar on International Taxation (www.gov.ie)

_________________________________________

For additional information with respect to this Alert, please contact the following:

Ernst & Young (Ireland), Dublin

Ernst & Young (Ireland), Financial Services, Dublin

Ernst & Young (Ireland), Cork

Ernst & Young (Ireland), Limerick

Ernst & Young (Ireland), Waterford

Ernst & Young (Ireland), Galway

Ernst & Young LLP (United States), Irish Tax Desk, New York

Ernst & Young LLP (United States), Irish Tax Desk, San Jose

Ernst & Young LLP (United States), FSO Irish Tax Desk, New York

 
 

The information contained herein is general in nature and is not intended, and should not be construed, as legal, accounting or tax advice or opinion provided by Ernst & Young LLP to the reader. The reader also is cautioned that this material may not be applicable to, or suitable for, the reader's specific circumstances or needs, and may require consideration of non-tax and other tax factors if any action is to be contemplated. The reader should contact his or her Ernst & Young LLP or other tax professional prior to taking any action based upon this information. Ernst & Young LLP assumes no obligation to inform the reader of any changes in tax laws or other factors that could affect the information contained herein.

 

Copyright © 2023, Ernst & Young LLP.

 

All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced, retransmitted or otherwise redistributed in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including by photocopying, facsimile transmission, recording, rekeying, or using any information storage and retrieval system, without written permission from Ernst & Young LLP.

 

Any U.S. tax advice contained herein was not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, by the recipient for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code or applicable state or local tax law provisions.

 

"EY" refers to the global organisation, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients.

 

Privacy  |  Cookies  |  BCR  |  Legal  |  Global Code of Conduct