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# Shadow economy

Last year
2022
# Shadow economy
Revenue seize 80,000 cigarettes travelling through Dublin Port
The cigarettes were found with the assistance of detector dog Waffle.
All time
# Black Market
Revenue seize €70,000 worth of cigarettes during search of Italian-registered ship
During a search of the vessel, 118,00 cigarettes, branded L&M, Marlboro and Winston, were seized.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# nothing to declare
This giant x-ray machine will be scanning suspicious cargo trucks at Dublin Port
And some very clever sniffer dogs will be helping out too.
# Shadow economy
Consumers still 'afraid to spend' in climate of uncertainty
The Irish Small and Medium Enterprise Association have hit out at a number of government policies impeding customer spending.
# Shadow economy
Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel
The authority is now moving to peruse those with outstanding Household Charge payments.
# The Taxman
8 things we learned from Revenue's annual report
Nearly 100 million cigarettes, a million litres of fuel and nearly €50 million of drugs were seized by Revenue last year.