Revenue reveals mystery silverware gift to state worth €2.3m

The Frisby Irish Silverware collection was one of just two heritage items donated to the state last year, and is one of the largest collections ever gifted

12th May, 2019

A mystery donor gifted silverware worth €2.3 million to the state last year, according to the Revenue Commissioners.

The Frisby Irish Silverware collection was one of just two heritage items donated to the state last year, and is one of the largest collections ever gifted.

Under Irish tax law, anyone who hands over heritage items or property to the state is entitled to a tax credit equal to 80 per cent of the market value,...

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