Tipperary tax defaulters on latest list from Revenue Commissioners

Tipperary Star reporter


Tipperary Star reporter



Three Tipperary firms are on the latest list of tax defaulters published by the Revenue Commissioners.

The list covers the period January 2018 to end of March 2018 and is for those cases where the Commissioners accepted an amount in settlement. 

Top of the list is John O'Leary, Scartnaglorane, Tincurry, Cahir, described as an animal bedding supplier. 

Mr O'Leary was investigated over the non-declaration of Capital Gains Tax of €142,942, and was billed for a total of €290, 563.59, made up of the initial sums plus interest of €108,636.20 and penalties of €38,985.39.

A total of €260,563.59 remained unpaid at the end of March 2018.

Borrisokane farmer and meat wholesaler Thomas Darcy of Tombricane, settled with Revenue for €85,000, made up of €52,664 in tax, €16,536.80 in interest and €15,799.20 in penalties.

The case arose out of a Revenue audit focusing on under-declaration of income tax and Capital Gains Tax.

Keith Naylor of Derry, Rathcabbin, Roscrea, a tarmacadam contractor and farmer settled for €37,871.85, made up of €24,846.12 in tax, €5,571.89 in interest and €7,453.84 in penalties.

The case was taken under Revenue Audit for under-declaration of income tax.

According to the list published this Tuesday, two people were fined in court for failing to lodge income tax returns.

Auctioneer / estate agent Patrick Strapp of New Hill, Two-Mile Borris, was fined a total of €2,500 while Con Ryan, farmer, of Westfield House, Ballinahinch, Cashel, was fined €1,250.

Golden resident Juris Polis, 1 Chruch Lane, received a one-year suspended sentence and was fined €5,000 for cigarette smuggling.

Meanwhile, two Tipperary people were fined for misuse of marked oil.

Thomas Cantwell, Lisiticy, Templetuohy, and John Dunne, Rockview, Drombane, Thurles, were each fined €2,500 for the offence.