Wednesday October 21, 2020

Builders and hairdressers top Revenue’s whistleblower list

Figures contained in a a briefing note provided to Revenue chairman Niall Cody

28th May, 2017
Builders, car mechanics and hairdressers are the subject of more complaints about tax dodging than any other professions, according to Revenue

Builders, car mechanics and hairdressers are the subject of more complaints about tax dodging than any other professions, according to internal Revenue Commissioners documents.

According to a briefing note provided to Revenue chairman Niall Cody, the top five matters reported by members of the public are construction; so-called ‘working and signing’, where those in employment also claim unemployment assistance; car repairs and sales, as well as landlords not reporting rental income, hairdressers and beauticians....

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