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#Revenue Commissioners

# 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.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Fine Gael chair says Mahon could chair 'anti-corruption commission'

Charlie Flanagan has called for the setting-up of an anti-corruption commission in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal findings.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Government will refer Mahon report to DPP, Revenue, Gardaí

TDs will abandon legislative plans next week to discuss the report’s findings on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 8 March, 2012

From The42 Cooney pleased by feedback on manager payment proposals GAA Payments

Cooney pleased by feedback on manager payment proposals

GAA officials will meet this weekend to discuss the next step in their attempt to tackle illegal manager payments.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Over seven companies collapsed each day in February

Meanwhile, business and credit analysts at Vision-net say that three out of five hotels and restaurants are in danger of going out of business.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Longford GAA refs vote to strike over new payment proposals

The controversial new proposals could see officials receive less than €20 for refereeing a club game.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 17 February, 2012

Revenue's bad advice cost State "significant money" in court action

The Public Accounts Committee is told that bad advice from the Revenue Commissioners left the State in a losing court battle.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 9 February, 2012

The stranger bits of Finance Bill 2012: from cricket to Islamic finance

Here are three of the more unusual elements of the Finance Bill 2012…

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Taoiseach appoints Niall Cody as the new Revenue Commissioner

Cody succeeds the recently retired Michael O’Grady.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 16 January, 2012

Cigarettes and counterfeit alcohol seized by Customs

Customs officers and gardaí carried out searches at two properties in Limerick city on Friday.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Revenue chairwoman apologises for distress caused by pensions letters

Josephine Feehily acknowledges that the Revenue Commissioners caused ‘confusion and distress’ to many Irish pensioners.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Revenue chairwoman to face TDs' questioning on pensions debacle

Josephine Feehily is to attend tomorrow’s meeting of the Oireachtas Finance committee, along with Social Protection officials.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 9 January, 2012

Teachers play down reports of tax investigation over grind fees

ASTI said that undeclared income was not a “widespread issue” among teachers.

Ombudsman raises concerns over Revenue contact with tax-compliant pensioners

Meanwhile, Revenue officials are expected to come before an Oireachtas committee this week over the controversy.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 7 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Including a hot air balloon crash, why French people are not visiting Ireland and will Anne Doyle be back on our screens soon?

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 6 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s fix: Some parents to lose child benefit; continued rows over pensions debacle; Ray Grehan bankrupt – in England – and all the other bits you may have missed.

THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS has said they will open their telephone service tomorrow to answer public queries in relation to the disclosure that some holders of State pensions may be liable for extra tax. The number to call, a LoCall 1890 number, changes depending on your geographical area and is outlined on the letter that affected pensioners will have received this week from the Revenue.

Opposition cry foul over Revenue pensions 'mess-up'

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin demand immediate clarification on how 115,000 pensioners were told they may face extra tax.

Revenue not ruling out back tax on pensioners

Declan Rigby from the Office of the Revenue Commissioners said that there will not be an across-the-board amnesty on pensioners who owe tax.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 5 January, 2012

115,000 pensioners told: You'll have to pay more tax

The Revenue Commissioners and Department of Social Protection identify 115,000 pensioners whose income had been underdeclared.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 23 December, 2011

Firearms, ammunition and drugs seized at Dublin port

Three firearms – two of them loaded – and 1.5kg of cannabis were seized by customs officers at Dublin Port this afternoon.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 19 December, 2011

Revenue seize nine million cigarettes described as 'sports socks'

The seizure, with an estimated street value of nearly €4 million, was made at a premises in Co Monaghan over the weekend.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Jockey and travel agents among those who settled with Revenue

Nearly €93 million was recovered by the Revenue Commissioners between July and September of this year.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes

Budget 2012 will add an extra 25c to the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes, though alcohol excise is unchanged for now.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Who has the civil service employed this year?

Some exceptions to the hiring moratorium have been granted by the Government – including posts for judiciary criers – but there was no place for new staff to answer calls made to the emergency services.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Four arrested over airport cigarette seizure

Three men and a woman from Poland have been remanded in custody for a week over the 53,860 cigarettes found at Dublin Airport.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Customs seize €70,000 in cash at Dublin Airport

The discovery was made during a routine search as a man prepared to board a flight to Budapest yesterday.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 7 November, 2011

Over 150,000 cigarettes and €11,500 in cash seized at Dublin Airport

Revenue’s Customs Service carried out searches on passengers arriving in Dublin from Moldova on Saturday.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 4 November, 2011

Almost 160,000 litres of illicit fuel seized in countrywide raids

Armed gardaí took part in the raids on ten filling stations in Dublin, Galway and Louth.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 24 October, 2011

Calls to equalise diesel duty rates to deter fuel laundering

Retail Ireland says illegal fuel laundering to remove the dye from agricultural diesel is costing the state €150m in lost tax revenues annually.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Sniffer dog makes €1million cannabis find at Dublin Port

The drug was concealed in food tins inside a shipping container.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Conflicting thoughts on Budget hike in tobacco prices

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for a €1 tax increase on a packet of 20 cigarettes in the next Budget. But Retailers Against Smuggling believe there should be no increase in excise on tobacco.