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#Revenue Commissioners

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 1 October, 2012

Two arrested after discovery of oil laundering plants

The plants had a combined capacity to launder 20 million litres of fuel a year.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 24 September, 2012

Report on property tax to be brought to Cabinet 'shortly'

The Department of Environment has dismissed claims that the report by the expert group examining the issue is being suppressed.

7.6 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The cigarettes, of brands which are not otherwise sold in Ireland, were stored in a shipment described as ‘furniture’.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Nearly four million cigarettes seized by Revenue

Two separate operations have yielded a seizure of nearly four million cigarettes.

Customs officers uncover oil laundering plant in Monaghan

Eight tonnes of toxic sludge was recovered at the plant in Clontibret, which Revenue says cost the exchequer about €1m a year.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 14 September, 2012

Revenue yields €114.62 million in settlements

The Revenue Commissioner has published the latest list of tax defaulters.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 31 August, 2012

Two Irish nationals arrested over Spanish navy drug seizure

Around 500kgs of cannabis resin were discovered on a yacht yesterday afternoon by Spanish authorities.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department

Junior minister Seán Sherlock has pledged funds from the state insolvency fund to support the workers’ redundancy payments.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Target Express workers say they will not leave premises until they get paid

Ex-employees are holding a sit-in at the Cork depot with eight workers spending the night there.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Target Express workers call for 'clarity' in sit-in protest over job losses

Cork depot workers say they first heard about their jobs being lost on the news.

Revenue defends Target Express action as workers begin sit-ins

The freight company ceased trading yesterday with the loss of 390 jobs. The owner blamed the tax authorities for the closure.

From The42 Tyrone GAA plan sponsorship future without Target Express Target Express

Tyrone GAA plan sponsorship future without Target Express

The county says it is “disappointed to learn that Target Express have been left with no other choice but to cease trading.”

Poll: Should the new property tax be deducted from PAYE? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the new property tax be deducted from PAYE?

The Department of Finance says it’s up to the Revenue Commissioners to decide how it’ll be levied. Should it be at source?

Department: Up to Revenue to decide how property tax is paid

Though ministers will decide how the tax rate will be decided, it’s up to Revenue to see whether it may be deducted with PAYE.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 27 August, 2012

New corporate watchdog could still pursue Wallace's €1.4m tax case

New corporate watchdog could still pursue Wallace's €1.4m tax case

Paul Appleby has ruled out investigating M&J Wallace’s tax under-declaration – but his successor could still launch a probe.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Householders ‘continuing to pay charge in significant numbers’, says agency head

LGMA chief executive Paul McSweeney says the household charge is essential, as payments top the €100 million mark.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 13 August, 2012

Household charge: Second batch of reminder letters set to be issued

The agency responsible for collecting the charge says it’s matching its records with those of other state agencies.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 9 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Poll: Would you rather household charge or property tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you rather household charge or property tax?

Labour chairman Colm Keaveney has suggested that if property tax can’t be properly introduced next year, the household charge should be increased. What do you think?

The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Five companies went bust each day of July, says Vision-net

Half of those stress-tested by the credit and risk analyst also showed signs of being on the brink of failure.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 30 July, 2012

New rules allow workers to pay tax online by credit card

A legal tweak means people using Revenue’s online services can pay income tax by VISA or MasterCard for the first time.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Revenue to collect new property tax

The taxman, and not the LGMA, will be responsible for ensuring full compliance with the tax.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Revenue warns internet users over fake email 'tax refund' scam

If you get an email offering you a €278 tax refund, steer clear – sadly, it’s too good to be true.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Committee cannot investigate Wallace until he provides more information

The Dáil’s Committee on Members’ Interests has said that the independent TD has not provided sufficient information for it to establish whether or not it can investigate his tax affairs.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Committee to seek further answers from Wallace over tax affairs

The independent TD is being investigated by the Members Interests Committee after revelations about his company’s under-declaration of VAT.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 15 June, 2012

How long will Mick Wallace need to pay the Revenue settlement?

We’ve done a quick calculation of how long it might take for half of the TD’s salary to cover the €2,133,708 settlement.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 8 June, 2012

Technical group TDs: 'Massive difference' between Wallace's actions and household charge boycott

Both Joan Collins and Thomas Pringle believe that evading taxes is entirely separate to rejecting an austerity agenda.

Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action

The Wexford TD could either face bankruptcy action or a criminal prosecution – both of which would see him quit the Dáil.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign Mick Wallace This post contains videos

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign

Independent TDs and the United Left Alliance have criticised the Wallace after he admitted evading VAT.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 25 May, 2012

Cigarettes and ecstasy tablets seized after postal centre detection

The cigarettes were detected at Portlaoise Mail Centre, leading to the discovery of 40,000 ecstasy tablets.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 19 May, 2012

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Facebook, lightning and Euro 2020: the week in statistics

Mark Zuckerberg has earned an average of $3,904,232 every day of his short life. That and more from the week…

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 18 May, 2012

Department promises 'mopping up' measures to give tax equality to same-sex couples

The Department of Finance commits to making the final changes necessary to give equal treatment to same-sex partners.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Oil laundering plant, cigarettes and smuggled fuel seized by Customs

Seizures were made in three separate operations today by the Revenue’s Customs Service.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Revenue spent €31,000 on interpreters since 2007

Finance Minister says Revenue sometimes requires interpreters when questioning passengers who have insufficient Irish or English.

# revenue-commissioners - Sunday 13 May, 2012

TDs to report on Revenue error which left State with 'significant' legal costs

The State-controlled body which runs the National Sports Campus tried to sue Dublin Waterworld over a VAT bill that wasn’t due.

# revenue-commissioners - Sunday 6 May, 2012

What happens to the things that the gardaí or Revenue seize?

We take a look at what happens to the cars, jewellery, cash and drugs that are seized or recovered by Irish authorities.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 13 April, 2012

Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State

The Revenue Commissioners said that it would take a number of months before any prosecutions would be brought forward after 38 million cigarettes, worth nearly €15 million, were seized yesterday.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Childers calls on Fianna Fáil to make complaint to Gardaí over Flynn payment

Labour MEP Nessa Childers has called on Fianna Fail to prove its commitment to fighting white-collar crime.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

No information sought from Fianna Fáil over Flynn payment

A report at the weekend said that authorities could not investigate a corrupt payment made to the former minister because there had been no complaint about it.