Car tax evasion rate is 5%, says report

A five per cent evasion rate is five times that of Britain and equates to around €50 million in lost revenue per annum.

27th September, 2012
A five per cent evasion rate is five times that of Britain and equates to around €50 million in lost revenue per annum.

The Comptroller & Auditor General's report for 2011 has urged more monitoring of tax evasion by car drivers.

Reviews of traffic on the M50 suggest that 95 per cent of

vehicles on the road are up to date with their tax, the report said.

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