Revenue clamps down on debt with sheriff push

Figures show a hike of 25 per cent on the same period last year

19th June, 2016
The Revenue Commissioners have made a major enforcement push since January Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Revenue Commissioners have made a major enforcement push since January, with a massive jump in the number of cases being passed to the sheriff and in the number of attachment notices issued on tax debt.

Between January and May, the tax authority referred almost 14,500 warrants to the country’s 16 sheriffs, a hike of 25 per cent on the same period last year. Sheriffs are appointed by the government to carry out debt collection...

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