Irish firms affected by double taxation in Revenue web glitch

A total of 34 customers ended up confirming the same payment to the tax collector twice following a technical glitch with the Revenue Online Service system

27th January, 2019

The Revenue collected hundreds of thousands of euro in extra tax last week after accidentally charging dozens of customers twice for the same tax bill.

A total of 34 customers ended up confirming the same payment to the tax collector twice following a technical glitch with the Revenue Online Service system.

In a statement, Revenue said: “On Wednesday, the ROS system experienced some temporary performance issues, whereby the system was slow to react to customer actions...

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