Tuesday July 14, 2020

Revenue challenges several tax residencies

Revenue's court battle with Denis O'Brien is part of a wider picture, write Ian Kehoe and Philip Connolly

20th April, 2013
Denis O'Brien: the Revenue is engaged in a court case with the telecoms billionaire over a disputed €57 million tax bill. Photo: Photocall

Eight of the country's wealthiest citizens who changed their country of residence are facing challenges from the Revenue Commissioners. Revenue Commissioners documents obtained by The Sunday Business Post reveal that the Irish tax authority has taken "legal challenges" against eight high-net-worth individuals in relation to residence.

The documents were released under Freedom of Information (FoI) legislation. The number of challenges is based on documents retained by the Revenue since 2011, with records before that date...

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