Ex-boutique owner owes Irish taxman €3.2 million after full list of tax defaulters published

Ex-boutique owner owes Irish taxman €3.2 million after full list of tax defaulters published

AN EX-clothing boutique owner in Co Westmeath has agreed to pay almost €3.2 million to Revenue for the under-declaration of income tax and VAT.

The revelations come as Irish Revenue have published the full list of tax defaulters in a four-part document, published yesterday September 12.

Nora Filtness of Millcastle, Castlepollard was found to owe more than €2.12 million in income tax and VAT.

However, Ms Filtness accrued a further €1.06 million after Revenue levied the amount in penalties, bringing the total bill to €3,186,753.

As of June 30, none of this amount had been paid, Revenue has said.

In total, the taxing authority settled 58 cases of outstanding tax payments in the second quarter of this fiscal year, amounting to almost €11,080,518.65.

Overall, €5,675,486.43 was the amount unpaid in 19 cases as at June 30 2017.

However, they said that Revenue will vigorously pursue collection and enforcement of unpaid settlements.

A further €733,800 in fines and back-taxes was levied through 231 court determinations.

In its list, Revenue said 27 cases were for amounts exceeding €100,000, in which four cases exceeded €500,000.

In other settlements, McGee Service Station in Co Westmeath - which is currently in liquidation - agreed to pay €822,918 after under-declaring VAT, PRSI, and PAYE to the tune of €522,111 and accruing further penalties from Revenue amounting to €347, 476.

Edward Galvin, a painting contractor in Co Cork agreed to pay €633,827 following an offshore assets investigation.

Martin Downes, a building developer from Co Roscommon agreed to pay €520,917 for the non-declaration of VAT and the under-declaration of relevant contracts tax, PAYE, PRSI and the Universal Social Charge.

KC Tyre Centre in Co Limerick agreed to a €515,089 settlement relating to the under-declaration of PAYE, PRSI, USC, VAT and Corporation Tax.

You can find the full list of tax defaulters here.