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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Revenue

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# drugs seized
Nearly €40,000 worth of drugs discovered in packages labelled as clothing items in Athlone
The drugs were seized by Revenue officers earlier today.
# Seized
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.
# Revenue
€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.
# Coolock
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
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.
# keep your receipts
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.
# global impact
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
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.
# Tax Returns
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
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
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.
# Drug Crime
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.
# Organised Crime
€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.
# Exchequer
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.
# Covid hit
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 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.
# Tax
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
Revenue seize drugs and alcohol worth almost half a million euro
Officers at Rosslare Europort seized 13,000 litres of wine earlier this week.
# Criminal Assets
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.
# Rosslare
Cannabis worth €5.54 million seized during routine profiling at Rosslare Europort
The drugs were found concealed within a load of melons and oranges.
# Mayo
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.
# Seized
Over €6 million worth of drugs seized at Dublin Port
One man was arrested.
# Revenue
Over €40,000 worth of cannabis seized at Shannon Airport
The drugs were destined for an address in Galway.
# myaccount
3,000 taxpayers may have had their personal details accessed by fraudsters, Revenue says
Revenue has written to those affected.
# Scam
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.
# Dublin Port
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.
# krackoff vodka
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.
# Rotterdam
8.4 million cigarettes, hidden behind frozen chicken, seized at Dublin Port
The smuggled cigarettes have an estimated value of over €4.1 million.
# Smuggling
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.
# Seizure
€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
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.
# tax liability
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.
# Coronavirus
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.
# Business
Ministers urge employers to reconsider staff redundancies and look at State supports
The government announced Covid-19 income support measures last week.
# Revenue
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.
# Dublin Airport
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
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
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
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
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.