Saturday 27 May 2017

Taxman collects €15m from defaulters in first three months

Independent.ie reporters

In figures released today, the Revenue Commissioners have published details of 78 settlements with defaulters in January to March.

The sums sum collected - including penalties and interest - mounted to €15.56m.

Of those, 39 settlements were for amounts exceeding €100,000, eight were for over €500,000 and one of those eight was in excess of €1m.

The settlements came under five separate headings - failing to file or filing an incorrect tax return, and various excise and licensing – failings.

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