Expertise

Tax

Our Tax Group provides an internationally experienced team of partners and professionals to provide innovative and leading edge tax services to its international corporate and individual client base.

Our service offering is focussed on companies and individuals using Ireland as part of their global tax management strategy.  We regularly work with tax counsel from overseas practices on mergers and acquisitions, redomiciliations, asset finance, debt capital markets, debt structures and investment funds.

Ireland’s membership of the EU, its regulatory regime, the 12.5% corporate tax rate, various tax credit relief regimes and tax exemptions in respect of certain activities provides a unique platform to structure international business in and through Irish corporate and other vehicles.

Our Services

We advise on:

  • Structuring multinational corporate activities in and through Ireland
  • Use of Ireland as a location to build and develop an EMEA hub
  • Corporate inversions into Ireland
  • Ireland as a location for intellectual property
  • Structuring acquisition and disposal of distressed debt
  • Double taxation treaties
  • Employee benefits and packages
  • Stamp duty & VAT
  • Transfer pricing
  • Tax controversies

To discuss any aspect of your business tax affairs and find out how we can assist you with your tax planning, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Acquisition & Disposal of Distressed International Debt Through Ireland
Current market conditions have given rise to significant opportunities in acquiring distressed debt internationally. Much of this debt has been lent for property acquisitions from Irish and other financial institutions.  A combination of factors has led to loan portfolios being traded at a discount to their face value. Read More.

Recommendations

Chambers & Partners Europe, Europe's Leading Lawyers, 2014

‘The team really understands international tax issues.’

Tax Directors Handbook, 2014

John Gulliver heads Mason Hayes & Curran’s ‘very experienced, quality tax team’, which also includes Robert Henson. Recent work includes acting for Samsung on the sale of its hard disk drive business to Ireland-based Seagate.