Should Revenue reward us for buying on Amazon?

We might baulk at the idea, but the fact that online purchases are easily traced make them a valuable data source for tax authorities

22nd December, 2019
Should Revenue reward us for buying on Amazon?
Taxpayers could be rewarded for providing proof of their online purchases

It was reported last week that the Greek government is considering options to improve the level of tax compliance in their country. By several measures, tax compliance levels are a good deal higher in Ireland than in Greece. One Greek idea doing the rounds to improve their situation is that taxpayers would be rewarded for providing proof of their online spend.

The idea is that receipts for purchases made online would give a firm indication...

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