Limerick courier company reaches settlement of €83,000 with Revenue

Alan Owens

Reporter:

Revenue has published its latest list of tax defaulters

Revenue has published its latest list of tax defaulters

A LIMERICK-based courier company has reached a settlement of more than €80,000 with the Revenue Commissioners, the latest list of tax defaulters reveals.

Pirannah Freight LTD, Upper Mallow Street, trading as Interlink Express, received a settlement of €83,204 for underdeclaration of PAYE/PRSI/USC, following a Revenue audit, including penalties of €16,220.

Mark Carey, a plant, machinery and motor vehicle dealer trading as MC Commercial, Newcastle West, received a settlement of €45,725 following an audit for underdeclaration of income tax, capital gains tax, VAT and PAYE/PRSI/USC, with penalties of €16,913.33.

Reagecon Diagnostics LTD, a chemical products manufacturer based in the Shannon Free Zone, received a settlement of €61,370 for underdeclaration of corporation tax, with penalties of €13,160.

A total of 81 cases in which Revenue accepted a settlement offer instead of initiating court proceedings, or a settlement has been paid in full, were published this Tuesday, reaching a total settlement €17,430,699.03.

The list of tax defaulters for the period July 1 to September 30 also includes those persons in whose case the Court has determined a penalty relating to a settlement, or has imposed a fine, imprisonment or other penalty in respect of a tax or duty offence.

There were 186 such cases published and €460,788 is the total of court fines imposed. 

Signwriter Desmond Kingston, of Kingslea, Ballyneety, received a fine of €1,500 for failure to lodge income tax returns.

David Malone-Johnstone, of Westbury, Corbally, who runs a B&B/Guesthouse, received a fine of €1,250 for failure to lodge income tax returns.

Joe Quane, of Ambis Court, Old Cork Road, a subcontractor, received a fine of €1,250 for failure to lodge income tax returns.

Castlemahon haulier Ballinakill Transport LTD, paid a fine of €2,500 for misuse of marked mineral oil.

Patrick Byrnes, Hartstonge Street, whose occupation is not known, received a fine of €2,500 for misuse of marked mineral oil.

Michael Joseph Connors, Clondrinagh Park, Ennis Road, whose occupation is not known, received a fine of €2,500 for misuse of marked mineral oil.

John Conroy, Rhebogue Halting Site, Rhebogue, whose occupation is not known, received a fine of €2,500 for misuse of marked mineral oil.

Michael McCarthy, Sharwood Estate, Newcastle West, whose occupation is not known, received a fine of €2,500 for misuse of marked mineral oil.

Stephen Carey, the Old Mill, Newcastle West, a haulage/director, was fined €2,500 for failure to hold a current mineral oil licence.