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

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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.

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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.