Sale of Northern alcohol targeted by chambers

People who travel to the North to buy alcohol to sell on are guilty of ‘‘tax evasion’’ and should be dealt with accordingly, said Chambers Ireland, writes Susan Mitchell.

17th January, 2009

People who travel to the North to buy alcohol to sell on are guilty of ‘‘tax evasion’’ and should be dealt with accordingly, said Chambers Ireland, writes Susan Mitchell.

In a strongly-worded letter to all government ministers, the representative body for Chambers of Commerce around the country urged the government to tackle the price differences between the Republic and the North.

The letter was sent ahead of an Oireachtas hearing on...

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