Sunday March 29, 2020

The golden rule of a tax audit: don’t panic

Last year, the Revenue Commissioners conducted 6,600 audits. If it happens to you, be prepared and engage early

13th November, 2016

The taxman has seen its operations undergo a major shift in recent years, towards a more data- driven tax system. As a result, it has been able to up the ante against tax avoidance and tax evasion.

By its own admission, the taxman is “getting better at identifying cases for intervention and can do so at an earlier stage”. According to its 2015 annual report, the Revenue’s risk-assessment systems “automatically detect and rank suspect cases...

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