State crackdown on black economy nets €22m

A crackdown by state agency teams on the black economy that has focused on the contract cleaning and construction sectors has netted more than €22 million in savings.

1st June, 2013

A crackdown by state agency teams on the black economy that has focused on the contract cleaning and construction sectors has netted more than €22 million in savings and extra tax take so far this year.

The Department of Social Protection's Special Investigation Unit (SIU) works with Revenue officials, and sometimes gardai, to form joint investigation units (JIUs). Last year, their investigations yielded exchequer savings and contributions of more than €60 million.

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