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Revenue probes tax status of top Health officials

The Revenue Commissioners are probing the tax status of senior public officials appointed by Minister for Health Dr James Reilly.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
15th June, 2013

The Revenue Commissioners are probing the tax status of senior public officials appointed by Minister for Health Dr James Reilly.

Two senior figures working as advisers to the minister's Special Delivery Unit (SDU) - which was set up to reduce waiting lists - are paid through overseas companies, an arrangement which enables them legally to avoid paying income tax in this jurisdiction.

The Revenue Commissioners wrote to the department raising questions about the matter. Sources...

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