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#Revenue Commissioners

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 4 November, 2011

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

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

Nov 4th 2011, 7:52 AM 1,363 Views 9 Comments

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
# Laundered Fuel
# Laundered Fuel

Calls to equalise diesel duty rates to deter fuel laundering

Oct 24th 2011, 10:23 AM 636 Views 7 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

Sniffer dog makes €1million cannabis find at Dublin Port

Oct 20th 2011, 12:12 PM 691 Views 17 Comments

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
# Tobacco Tax
# Tobacco Tax

Conflicting thoughts on Budget hike in tobacco prices

Oct 18th 2011, 2:53 PM 898 Views 27 Comments

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.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Thousands of euro discovered in man's underwear at airport
# Underwear
# Underwear

Thousands of euro discovered in man's underwear at airport

Oct 1st 2011, 6:01 PM 1,247 Views 17 Comments

Customs officials confiscated €37,000 in cash from a Cameroonian man’s undergarments.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Laundered diesel fuel costing State 'up to €300million a year'
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Laundered diesel fuel costing State 'up to €300million a year'

Sep 28th 2011, 8:47 PM 622 Views 18 Comments

As many as 150 petrol stations around the country are selling illicit fuel, one TD has claimed.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Man arrested in Dublin Airport after drugs discovered in underwear
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested in Dublin Airport after drugs discovered in underwear

Sep 27th 2011, 11:24 AM 1,059 Views 6 Comments

The cannabis resin was found during a search at the airport yesterday.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 17 September, 2011

Property development firm in €3.64m settlement to Revenue
# Defaulters
# Defaulters

Property development firm in €3.64m settlement to Revenue

Sep 17th 2011, 4:43 PM 1,280 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, champion horse trainer Aidan O’Brien has also had to pay penalties incurred following an investigation into offshore funds.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Eight million cigarettes worth over €3 million seized at Dublin Port
# Cigarette Seizure
# Cigarette Seizure

Eight million cigarettes worth over €3 million seized at Dublin Port

Sep 13th 2011, 11:24 AM 401 Views 3 Comments

The seizure was made yesterday morning at Dublin Port by officers from the Revenue Commissioners.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Four arrested in multi-agency anti-fuel laundering operation
# Arrests
# Arrests

Four arrested in multi-agency anti-fuel laundering operation

Sep 1st 2011, 6:20 PM 598 Views 4 Comments

The cross-border operation involved coordinated searches in several counties today, culminating in the seizure of 140,000 litres of laundered fuel.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Over 400,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Over 400,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Aug 30th 2011, 5:13 PM 309 Views 7 Comments

Customs officials from the Revenue Commissioners have seized around 77.5 million cigarettes so far this year.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 26 August, 2011

Port and airport customs seize nearly €9m in seven years
# Customs
# Customs

Port and airport customs seize nearly €9m in seven years

Aug 26th 2011, 4:42 PM 489 Views 1 Comment

Revenue data shows that courts have seized €4.85m in criminals’ cash since 2005, while officers have seized €8.9m in that time.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Revenue seizes €22,500 during Dublin Airport searches
# Cash Seized
# Cash Seized

Revenue seizes €22,500 during Dublin Airport searches

Aug 24th 2011, 5:53 PM 465 Views 14 Comments

Customs officers have seized a combined total of over €0.5 million from airports, ports and other points of state entry and exit so far this year.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Raid on fuel laundering plant uncovers 5,000 litres of toxic waste
# Oil Laundering
# Oil Laundering

Raid on fuel laundering plant uncovers 5,000 litres of toxic waste

Jul 21st 2011, 12:25 PM 776 Views 2 Comments

The illegal facility hidden in a farm shed was processing up to four million litres of diesel each year.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Revenue seeking court order to wind up Conrad Gallagher restaurants
# Revenue
From The Daily Edge
# Revenue

Revenue seeking court order to wind up Conrad Gallagher restaurants

Jul 16th 2011, 3:30 PM 1,340 Views 7 Comments

Salon des Saveurs in Dublin and Conrad’s Kitchen in Sligo are both facing winding-up orders at the High Court.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Cannabis worth €1 million seized at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Cannabis worth €1 million seized at Dublin Port

Jun 29th 2011, 9:17 PM 641 Views 9 Comments

The drugs were hidden in a consignment of chocolate and sweets from Holland.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Revenue brings in €15.5m in three months of tax settlements
# Income Tax
# Income Tax

Revenue brings in €15.5m in three months of tax settlements

Jun 15th 2011, 8:38 AM 1,723 Views 4 Comments

78 different settlements with tax defaulters raise €15.56m, with the largest single settlement reaching nearly €1.5m.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 3 June, 2011

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight
# Hijack
# Hijack

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Jun 3rd 2011, 3:09 PM 1,568 Views 6 Comments

Driver took a wrong turn into south Armagh, where the truck was hijacked and subsequently set alight yesterday evening.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 2 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 2nd 2011, 7:44 PM 894 Views 1 Comment

Today’s Fix: a round-up of the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan

In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan

Jun 2nd 2011, 1:53 PM 1,812 Views 4 Comments

Almost 40,000 litres of laundered fuel were found by customs officers and armed gardaí at the large plant in Castleblayney.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 16 May, 2011

Burton sets sights on policing hidden economy sector
# Hidden Economy
# Hidden Economy

Burton sets sights on policing hidden economy sector

May 16th 2011, 12:07 PM 1,628 Views 1 Comment

The Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton said there would be “concerted and active policing of the hidden economy sector.”

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 20th 2011, 8:12 PM 1,168 Views 0 Comments

Anglo Irish Bank scrabble; insurance policy fine print; US air traffic controllers hit the headlines again; and the devastating power of tornadoes. It’s all in today’s Daily Fix.

Courts award Revenue €145m in unpaid taxes over two years
# Revenue
# Revenue

Courts award Revenue €145m in unpaid taxes over two years

Apr 20th 2011, 7:19 PM 790 Views 0 Comments

Revenue Commissioners were involved in almost 5,000 court judgments in 2009 and 2010.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Customs office in cannabis seizure in Galway
# Crime
# Crime

Customs office in cannabis seizure in Galway

Mar 22nd 2011, 3:28 PM 968 Views 6 Comments

Drugs with a street value of around €250,000 are seized in Galway, with two people arrested.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 11 March, 2011

Customs seize seven million cigarettes in Louth.
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Customs seize seven million cigarettes in Louth.

Mar 11th 2011, 4:22 PM 934 Views 0 Comments

The cigarettes were seized along with an articulated truck in Co Louth earlier this week.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Revenue audit and investigations yields taxes and penalties of over €100m
# Named And Shamed
# Named And Shamed

Revenue audit and investigations yields taxes and penalties of over €100m

Mar 9th 2011, 11:06 AM 776 Views 0 Comments

A concrete manufacturing firm made a settlement of over €7.5m as those who avoided tax were named and shamed by the Revenue Commissioners yesterday.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 28 February, 2011

Aer Lingus ends slump as profits hit €30m
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus ends slump as profits hit €30m

Feb 28th 2011, 8:21 AM 422 Views 0 Comments

The flag-carrying airline reports its first profit in several years, with pre-tax profits hitting €30.4m for 2010.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Aer Lingus to pay €32.5million to settle negotiations
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus to pay €32.5million to settle negotiations

Feb 24th 2011, 1:49 PM 1,501 Views 0 Comments

Company says it is “deeply disappointed and frustrated” over settlement.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 6 January, 2011

22 judges decline to sign up for voluntary pension levy
# Tax
# Tax

22 judges decline to sign up for voluntary pension levy

Jan 6th 2011, 8:53 PM 652 Views 0 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners’ headline figures show that 125 of the country’s 147 judges have signed up to the scheme.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 3 December, 2010

Two tax defaulters pay out more than €3m to Revenue
# Tax Defaulters
# Tax Defaulters

Two tax defaulters pay out more than €3m to Revenue

Dec 3rd 2010, 9:47 PM 3,724 Views 0 Comments

Revenue Commissioners take in a total of almost €13m in three months from tax defaulters.

# revenue-commissioners - Sunday 7 November, 2010

Revenue uses Google Earth to check up on tax evaders
# Tax Evasion
# Tax Evasion

Revenue uses Google Earth to check up on tax evaders

Nov 7th 2010, 1:06 PM 1,623 Views 0 Comments

Internet site could be very useful tool for Revenue Commissioners in their search for evidence of undeclared wealth.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 22 October, 2010

Customs officers uncover oil laundering plant
# Oil Laundering
# Oil Laundering

Customs officers uncover oil laundering plant

Oct 22nd 2010, 5:27 PM 78 Views 0 Comments

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 7 October, 2010

Aer Lingus staff may have to refund money to Revenue
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus staff may have to refund money to Revenue

Oct 7th 2010, 9:21 AM 554 Views 0 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners have questioned a scheme which saw workers leave on redundancy packages only to be rehired weeks later – albeit on lower wages.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 15 July, 2010

Taxi drivers failing to pay tax
# Tax
# Tax

Taxi drivers failing to pay tax

Jul 15th 2010, 8:57 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

The revenue say 20% of drivers aren’t tax compliant.

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