Two Offaly companies included on Revenue's latest List of Tax Defaulters

The two companies have reached settlements with Revenue but face hefty bills

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Two Offaly companies have been included in Revenue's latest List of Tax Defaulters for the period 1 October 2017 to 31 December 2017.

Killaderry Logistics Ltd, an agricultural machinery contractor based in Daingean, has been hit with a total bill of €126,763 by Revenue. That figure is made up of €65,761 of tax, interest of €11,681 and penalties of €49,321. It resulted from a Revenue Audit Case for under-declaration of VAT, PAYE/PRSI/USC and Corporation Tax.

Newton Plant Hire, based in Rathrobin, Mountbolus has been hit with a bill for €60,158 by Revenue. That figure is made up of tax of €41,014, interest totaling €6,840 and penalties amounting to €12,304. It resulted from a Revenue Audit Case for under-declaration of Income Tax, VAT and PAYE/PRSI/USC.

Also included on the list is an agricultural machinery dealer based just across the border in Castlecuffe, County Laois. Brendan Casey's total settlement with Revenue comes to €162,768.76. It resulted after a Revenue Audit Case for under-declaration of VAT.

In total 64 cases were published today by Revenue and €10,217,360.36 is the total settlement amount in these cases. 

The largest settlement for €1,042,236.97 was for Dunbar IT Consulting in Dublin.

The published settlements reflect only a portion of all Revenue audits and investigations.

In the three month period to 31 December 2017, a total of 1,295 Revenue audit and investigations, together with 21,606 Risk Management Interventions (Aspect Queries & Profile Interviews), were settled, resulting in yield of €108.03 million in tax, interest, and penalties.