Taxman sets its sights on building sector

Programme of increased compliance interventions and site visits

27th March, 2016
Revenue Commissioners are expected to up the pressure on the construction sector Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Revenue Commissioners are clamping down on the construction sector, with more frequent visits to building sites by the tax authority’s staff. The taxman is setting its sights on tax risks in the construction sector, and is increasing its tax compliance activity in the area, according to tax guidance notes just published.

A spokeswoman for the tax authority confirmed that Revenue was directing more attention to builders.

“Given the economic importance of the...

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