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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Revenue

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# Smuggled
165 litres of alcohol and almost 48,000 cigarettes seized by Revenue
The seizures were made as part of two separate operations in the last week.
# Wexford
Man questioned after Revenue seizes more than 27,000 illegal cigarettes
The discovery was made after a vehicle that arrived from France was searched.
# Newhall
Almost 3 million contraband cigarettes seized from property in Kildare
The cigarettes would have represented a loss to the Exchequer of €1.3 million.
# Undercover
Criminals never know they are being investigated by the Criminal Assets Bureau, says agency boss
“They wouldn’t know [and] the financial institution would be forbidden to tell them.”
# khat
10kg of amphetamine-like drug found in parcels labelled 'clothing' and 'wedding gift'
The drugs were concealed in two separate parcels from Kenya and Thailand.
# Belview Port
Revenue seizes €35,000 worth of cigarettes and pipe tobacco from cargo vessel
Brands such as L&M, ASOS and NAKHLA were seized.
# tax loophole
High Court Master says case could be taken against Ireland over special tax treatment given to vulture funds
Edmund Honohan has said there are many similarities to be drawn with the Apple case being taken.
# alan hutch
Hutch family member jailed for breaking into Revenue offices and assaulting man
Judge Greally imposed a four year sentence and suspended the final 18 months on strict conditions.
# Seizure
Revenue seizes one million smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port
The seizure was made by Revenue officials on Thursday.
# Revenue
Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500
This represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €13,500.
# quarter four
Cork auctioneer and Moore Street phone shop on latest Revenue tax defaulter list
The list also includes broadcaster Mark Cagney, and actor Danny O’Carroll.
# Tax Credits
Substitute teachers refunded after some overtaxed by over €1,200
The issue was caused by a payroll system error that reduced their tax credits to zero.
# u-turn
VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November
An increased rate on some food supplements was due to kick in on Friday.
# Seizure
Revenue seizes cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 at Dublin Airport
Revenue said that its officers made the seizure during routine operations yesterday morning.
# pay issues
'Deeply shocking': Substitute teachers wrongly overtaxed after new system kicks in
The issue has affected a number of substitute teachers who were paid in the first and second pay runs of 2019.
# Shadow economy
3.7 tonnes of meat seized at Dublin Port
The meat was seized because it could have had an impact on public and animal health.
# Revenue
Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port
The alcohol, worth a quarter of a million euro to the Exchequer, was discovered in a trailer that had originated from Poland.
# Scam
Revenue warns of bogus phone call scam telling people 'a criminal case is being taken against you'
A number of individuals have received phone calls from a person claiming to be from Revenue.
# Revenue
120,000 people may incorrectly pay 51% emergency tax this month, accountants warn
New PAYE rules come into effect this month.
# Tax bill
Revenue hits international pharma company with €1.6 billion tax demand
The matter relates to the 2013 sale by Elan of the intellectual property the MS drug Tysabri.
# Revenue
Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port
The four dogs were not microchipped and did not have the proper documentation.
# Cork
11 people arrested in Cork during Garda 'day of action'
The individuals were charged on 27 counts in relation to a number of recent incidents.
# bogus callers
Revenue warns of latest phone call scam telling people 'a criminal case is being taken against you'
Revenue said that this over the phone scam has in no way involved its systems or security.
# Revenue
Roscommon County Council takes hit as Revenue publishes latest tax defaulters list
The council settled for nearly €500,000 over under-declaration of VAT.
# Tax
PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate
A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.
# Drugs Seizure
Heroin worth over €2 million seized at Dublin Airport
The 15kg of heroin was discovered in a woman’s luggage.
# Shadow economy
1,400 litres of wine, 76 litres of spirits and 7,780 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
Officers made the discovery when they stopped and searched a foreign registered bus and a van.
# Revenue
Cocaine worth €4.6 million seized in Rosslare
Detector dog Defor helped gardaí and Revenue officers intercept the drugs.
# Fraud
Revenue warns of new tax refund scam targeting people's bank details
Revenue said it’s become aware of a new email and text messaging scam.
# operation pangea xi
Almost 90,000 illegal prescription medicines, including 5,700 erectile dysfunction pills, seized
The seizure was made as part of the Interpol-coordinated Operation Pangea XI.
# retail and services
The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices
A union representing An Post workers made the claims in a letter to ex-minister Denis Naughten.
# Detector Dog Defor
Revenue seizes €2.2 million worth of drugs at Dublin Airport and Rosslare Port
Two men have been arrested in connection with the two separate incidents.
# Shadow economy
Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway
The seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy.
# Seized
Revenue discover two fuel laundering plants in Louth
Around 5,000 litres of illicit fuel was seized.
# Revenue
€240k worth of controlled drug kratom seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre
Cannabis was found hidden inside a tin of biscuits.
# booze
€165,000 in smuggled beer seized at Dublin Port
The 25,700 litres of alcohol were seized from a foreign-registered truck entering the country on a ferry from Holyhead in Wales yesterday.
# on my cellphone
Revenue has scrapped its LoCall system in favour of landlines to reduce costs for mobile customers
1890 numbers are only treated as low cost options for calls from landlines.
# customs seizure
Over 18 kilograms of chewing tobacco seized during raid of Limerick apartment
The search was made after a quantity of cigarettes was discovered in a parcel originating in the UK labelled as “toys”.
# Tax defaulters
Companies linked to Denis Desmond and Mario Rosenstock fined over incorrect tax declarations
A medical consultant, a fisherman and a locksmith also featured on the quarterly list of tax defaulters.
# crackdown
Revenue seizes 24,000 litres of beer at Dublin Port
The driver, a man in his 50s from the UK, was questioned about the smuggled alcohol.