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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Revenue

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Dodgy phone chargers and sunglasses among 34,000 products seized before they could be sold
Almost 350,000 potentially unsafe products were seized in Ireland last year.
Six Cocker Spaniel puppies seized by DSPCA and Revenue at Dublin Port last night
The puppies were found concealed among furniture in a van.
€39,000 worth of unstamped cigarettes and €1,530 in cash seized in Cork City
The cigarettes were discovered with the assistance of detector dog Eva.
€10k worth of herbal cannabis found hidden in tin of slimming product
Revenue detector dog Bailey helped to sniff out the drugs.
Cannabis worth over €50,000 seized at Dublin airport
An intelligence-led operation lead to the seizure of over 2.5kgs of herbal cannabis yesterday afternoon.
Man (40s) arrested after Revenue finds cocaine worth €2.5 million in horsebox at Rosslare Europort
The illegal drugs were found with the assistance of detector dog Timba.
Revenue seizes over €175,000 in cash from passenger at Dublin Airport
Revenue officers discovered the cash during a routine search of a man from South Africa.
Revenue hires 453 staff in preparation for Brexit
281 staff have been assigned to Dublin in preparation for Brexit, including 213 in 2019.
Man arrested on suspicion of intimidating Criminal Assets Bureau officer
He is currently detained at Wexford Garda Station.
Drugs worth almost €100,000 discovered in parcels at postal centre
Drugs were discovered in two packages marked ‘clothing’.
Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal
The details of the case are disclosed in a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) ruling.
Tobacco worth over €15,000 seized by Revenue officers in Munster
The seizures occurred following operations in Shannon and Limerick city.
Revenue reviewed Top 100 Rich List ahead of decision to increase focus on wealthy individuals' tax affairs
The PAC was told the list proved ‘beneficial’ to Revenue.
€21.1 million owed by tax defaulters in the first three months of the year
Two cases involved sums of over €1 million.
Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port
The drugs were discovered when officers stopped and searched a shipment which arrived from Almería, Spain.
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.
Man questioned after Revenue seizes more than 27,000 illegal cigarettes
The discovery was made after a vehicle that arrived from France was searched.
Almost 3 million contraband cigarettes seized from property in Kildare
The cigarettes would have represented a loss to the Exchequer of €1.3 million.
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.”
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.
Revenue seizes €35,000 worth of cigarettes and pipe tobacco from cargo vessel
Brands such as L&M, ASOS and NAKHLA were seized.
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.
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.
Revenue seizes one million smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port
The seizure was made by Revenue officials on Thursday.
Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500
This represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €13,500.
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.
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.
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.
Revenue seizes cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 at Dublin Airport
Revenue said that its officers made the seizure during routine operations yesterday morning.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
120,000 people may incorrectly pay 51% emergency tax this month, accountants warn
New PAYE rules come into effect this month.
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.
Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port
The four dogs were not microchipped and did not have the proper documentation.
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.
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.
Roscommon County Council takes hit as Revenue publishes latest tax defaulters list
The council settled for nearly €500,000 over under-declaration of VAT.
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.