Tax Partner – Head of International Tax Services
Joe is a tax partner in EY's Dublin office and leads the Irish International Tax practice.
He takes an active role in engaging with the Irish Department of Finance and other stakeholders in relation to proposed tax legislation with a view to maintaining and improving Ireland's overall international competitiveness. He was directly involved in the establishment of Ireland's tax depreciation regime for IP assets and recent simplifications to Ireland's withholding tax regime.
Joe has substantial experience in his 22 years with EY designing and implementing innovative international and domestic structures for multinational clients including IP planning, tax-efficient holding, financing and treasury management and the tax structuring of merger and acquisition transactions. He has assisted several multinationals in establishing, maintaining and re-organising Irish principal structures. He has also served as the global co-ordinating tax partner on several of EY's Irish headquartered clients quoted on the NASDAQ market.
He specialises in advising multinational companies operating in intellectual property intensive industries including telecommunications, life sciences, computer software, hardware and web businesses.
Areas of expertise:
- International tax planning
- Intellectual property structuring
- Tax-efficient financing
- Cross-border mergers and acquisitions planning