Tightening tax security
The Revenue Commissioners successfully collected almost €32bn on behalf of the State last year, a good performance considering our straitened economic circumstances.
Unlike other state bodies, the organisation is still held in reasonable esteem by people and businesses, if never exactly liked. Up to now, trust between the public and the organisation has been extraordinarily high.
However, for the whole taxation system to function properly, the protection of taxpayer records is paramount.