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# revenue - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Revenue seizes almost €427k cash after stopping UK registered vehicle at Rosslare

The seizure was made at Rosslare Europort during routine profiling, with the assistance of detector dog Flynn.

€80k worth of cannabis seized in Dublin in van that had travelled from Liverpool by ferry

The driver – a UK national – has appeared before a sitting of Dublin District Court charged over the incident.

# revenue - Monday 12 October, 2020

Over €1.4 million worth of cannabis seized in Dublin

The drugs were found following the search of a premises in Coolock last Friday.

# revenue - Friday 9 October, 2020

Revenue seize €220k worth of cigarettes and €28k in cash in planned Dublin raid

The find represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of €178k.

# revenue - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Stay and Spend: The scheme to claim tax credits back on food and accommodation spending begins today

The scheme will last through the Christmas period and is due to expire at the end of April 2021.

# revenue - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Football set to lose an estimated €12 billion in revenue around the world due to pandemic

Fifa’s Covid-19 relief fund is worth €1.3bn and allows national associations and regional confederations to apply for grants and interest-free loans.

# revenue - Monday 14 September, 2020

More than 1,100 litres of wine seized from van which travelled to Ireland from France

The estimated retail value of the wine was almost €16,000.

# revenue - Friday 4 September, 2020

Revenue commissioners bracing for rise in tax claims and disputes over working-from-home expenses

Internal email show concerns over communications of expense entitlements among the public.

# revenue - Friday 28 August, 2020

Wage subsidy scheme recipients who owe income tax won't have to pay it back until next year at the earliest

Paschal Donohoe has previously said that Revenue’s method for recouping the tax will “minismise financial hardship”.

# revenue - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Detector dogs Bailey and Sam help seize €49,600 worth of cannabis at Dublin Parcel Hub

The drugs were discovered in seven separate parcels which originated from Spain, Canada and the US.

# revenue - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin

A package was intercepted by Revenue officers today after analysis of a seized mobile phone.

# revenue - Thursday 6 August, 2020

€3 million worth of suspected heroin seized and two men arrested in Dublin

Two men, aged 31 and 41, have been arrested and are currently being detained.

# revenue - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Exchequer deficit of €7.4 billion in July as tax revenues fell by 18.6%

The deterioration of €8.3 billion in Ireland’s Exchequer was largely driven by increases in expenditure in response to Covid-19.

# revenue - Friday 31 July, 2020

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion

IAG’s revenue was a total of €5.3 billion, some 56% lower than 2019’s levels.

# revenue - Monday 20 July, 2020

Revenue staff were warned not to use Zoom over fears taxpayer information would be harvested

IT staff in Revenue working on an advisory for employees developed a watch-list on reasons not to use Zoom.

# revenue - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Paying back tax on the wage subsidy scheme: Revenue's plans aim to 'minimise any financial hardship'

Money received under the wage subsidy scheme is taxable, but that tax liability won’t come until the end of the year.

# revenue - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Revenue seize drugs and alcohol worth almost half a million euro

Officers at Rosslare Europort seized 13,000 litres of wine earlier this week.

Freezing of cryptocurrency used by criminals results in jump in CAB proceeds

The jump in frozen assets is due in the main to the granting of a freezing order over cryptocurrency to the value of €53 million.

# revenue - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Cannabis worth €5.54 million seized during routine profiling at Rosslare Europort

The drugs were found concealed within a load of melons and oranges.

# revenue - Friday 12 June, 2020

Over €80,000 worth of cocaine-like Kratom seized at Shannon Airport

Significant amounts of drugs have been seized by Revenue officers at airports in recent days.

# revenue - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Over €6 million worth of drugs seized at Dublin Port

One man was arrested.

# revenue - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Over €40,000 worth of cannabis seized at Shannon Airport

The drugs were destined for an address in Galway.

# revenue - Thursday 28 May, 2020

# revenue - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Gardaí issue warning following increase in reports of fraudulent Revenue texts and calls

An Garda Síochána said the fraudsters are seeking the person’s personal data in these cases.

# revenue - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Revenue seize more than €90,000 worth of smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port

The cigarettes were concealed behind air conditioning fan fittings that were headed for an address in Dublin.

# revenue - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Revenue seize more than €500,000 worth of smuggled vodka at Dublin Port

Officers made the discovery when they searched an unaccompanied trailer that originated from Belgium.

# revenue - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

8.4 million cigarettes, hidden behind frozen chicken, seized at Dublin Port

The smuggled cigarettes have an estimated value of over €4.1 million.

# revenue - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Nine million cigarettes marked as frozen food seized at Dublin Port

The smuggled cigarettes were discovered in a refrigerated shipping container, declared as transporting frozen food.

# revenue - Friday 1 May, 2020

€800k worth of cannabis seized by Revenue after being discovered in poster tubes

All of the parcels were destined for a number of addresses in west Dublin.

# revenue - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Women returning from maternity leave ineligible for Covid-19 wage subsidy

Fianna Fáil has called on the government to issue “clear and simple guidance” on this issue.

# revenue - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Workers on wage subsidy scheme will have to pay tax back on it

Revenue says, generally, people won’t be hit by big tax bills next year.

# revenue - Monday 6 April, 2020

Catherine Murphy: Revenue's relaxation of residency rules for Irish tax exiles is 'tone deaf'

Normally, citizens who have chosen to live abroad for tax purposes can spend no more than 182 days a year living in Ireland.

# revenue - Monday 30 March, 2020

Ministers urge employers to reconsider staff redundancies and look at State supports

The government announced Covid-19 income support measures last week.

# revenue - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Over 10 million cigarettes worth €6 million seized at Dublin Port

They were discovered in a shipping container with the assistance of detector dog Kelly.

# revenue - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Over 33,000 cigarettes seized by customs officers in Dublin

The cigarettes were seized after officers searched a man who disembarked a flight from Cairo.

# revenue - Friday 6 March, 2020

Khat worth €367,000 seized at Dublin Airport

The illegal drugs were found as part of Revenue’s ongoing work targeting drug smuggling and shadow economy activity.

# revenue - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Cannabis worth over €35,000 seized at Dublin Mail Centre

The drugs were discovered in 13 separate parcels, all of which originated from the United States.

# revenue - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Radio presenter Neil Prendeville named on latest tax defaulters' list from Revenue

The Cork-based radio presenter made a statement on his morning radio programme today.

# revenue - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Almost 24,000 reports of suspected money laundering were reported to gardaí in 2018

This is a decrease of almost 2% on the previous year.

# revenue - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Cannabis and ecstasy worth €50k sent to Dublin addresses seized by customs

The packages were declared as ‘fabric’, ‘gloves’, ‘bathrobe’ and a ‘denim hooded jacket’.

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