Cuisine de France founder loses Supreme Court tax battle

Ronan McNamee appealed Revenue €5 million tax avoidance finding

22nd June, 2016
McNamee loses appeal Pic: Fennells

Cuisine de France founder Ronan McNamee has lost a Supreme Court appeal over a Revenue notice which found he had engaged in a tax avoidance scheme.

In 2011, the businessman was issued with a notice of opinion that he owed over €5 million in Capital Gains Tax arising from transactions he and his wife had entered in 2007.

McNamee lost a High Court judicial review, challenging the procedures adopted by the Revenue under s. 811(6)(a) of the...

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