Sunday September 27, 2020

Revealed: Challenges to Revenue Commissioners leave €700 million unpaid

€19m individual tax bill appealed, as money found at home was ‘savings’

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

25th November, 2018

The Revenue Commissioners are involved in more than a dozen major disputes with large taxpayers with over €700 million at stake, including one case where an individual is appealing a €19 million bill for money found at their home.

Figures from the Tax Appeals Commission show that it is working through 17 high-value challenges to Revenue assessments, including 11 corporation tax cases. Three of the cases are for tax assessments in excess of €100 million.

However, one...

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