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November

27 November 2020
Revenue warns online shoppers of additional costs

26 November 2020
Revenue seize €295,000 cash at Dublin Airport

Revenue seize 5.5 million cigarettes at Dublin Port

18 November 2020
Revenue reminds businesses and self-assessed taxpayers of the availability of debt warehousing

Revenue seize cannabis worth €620,000 in Meath

17 November 2020
Revenue advises businesses who haven't fully prepared for Brexit to take immediate action

16 November 2020
Revenue confirm eligible businesses can make a claim under CRSS from 17 November 2020

13 November 2020
Revenue update on flat rate expenses review

11 November 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €600,000 in Dublin

10 November 2020
Revenue seize almost 3.5 million cigarettes at Dublin Port

09 November 2020
Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €44,000 in Longford

06 November 2020
Revenue seize 423,000 cigarettes at Dublin Port

05 November 2020
Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €168,000 at Dublin Airport

03 November 2020
Revenue advise that eligible businesses can now register for CRSS

02 November 2020
Revenue seize smuggled cigarettes and tobacco worth over €53,000 at Cork and Dublin Airports

October

30 October 2020
Revenue publishes list of employers who received payments under TWSS

Revenue seize drugs and cigarettes in Athlone and Dublin

23 October 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes worth €48,000 at Dublin Airport

Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €7m

22 October 2020
Revenue seize €427,500 cash at Rosslare Europort

Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €80,000 at Dublin Port

Revenue update on changes to EWSS subsidy rates and payment schedule

15 October 2020
Revenue seize over €45,000 cash at Rosslare Europort

14 October 2020
Revenue seize drugs and cash in separate operations

Revenue seize drugs worth €38,000 in Athlone

13 October 2020
Revenue confirms Debt Warehousing Scheme remains available to support businesses impacted by Level 3 restrictions

12 October 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes worth €15,000 at Cork Airport

Revenue seize drugs worth over €1.4 million in Dublin

09 October 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes and cash in Dublin

07 October 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes worth €27,000 at Dublin Airport

06 October 2020
Revenue brings forward EWSS payment date

05 October 2020
Revenue seize alcohol worth €31,000 at Rosslare Europort

Revenue seize drugs worth €440,000 in Clondalkin, Dublin

01 October 2020
Revenue contact with businesses raises some concern about level of Brexit readiness

September

30 September 2020
Revenue extends deadline to avail of reduced rate of interest on outstanding non-Covid-19 tax debts as demand sees €46 million covered by the measure

25 September 2020
Revenue update on EWSS 'sweepback' payments and the taxation of TWSS and PUP payments

21 September 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes worth €69,000 at Rosslare Europort

17 September 2020
Revenue announces further extension to the Pay and File deadline

16 September 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes and herbal cannabis in Dublin

15 September 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €25,000 in Wexford

14 September 2020
Revenue launch new online version of the Inland Revenue Affidavit (CA.24)

Revenue seize alcohol at Dublin Port

11 September 2020
Revenue urges Businesses to Get Brexit Ready Now

10 September 2020
Revenue confirms that VAT claims of almost €49m were received in 2020 under the Charities VAT Compensation Scheme in respect of 2019

08 September 2020
Revenue Publishes List of Tax Defaulters

07 September 2020
Revenue seize 26,000 cigarettes in Dublin and Cork

Revenue seize cigarettes and alcohol at Rosslare Europort

02 September 2020
Revenue update for claiming EWSS 'sweepback' payments in respect of July and August 2020

August

31 August 2020
Revenue confirms certain proprietary directors can claim EWSS from 1 September

27 August 2020
Revenue reminds employers to register for EWSS before start of scheme on 1 September

20 August 2020
Revenue confirm eligible employers can now register for EWSS

Revenue seize cannabis worth over €49,000 at Dublin Mail Centre

19 August 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes and tobacco worth €17,600 at Dublin Airport

14 August 2020
Important advice from Revenue for employers who wish to avail of the new Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

Revenue seize cannabis worth over €34,000 at Dublin Mail Centre

12 August 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes and alcohol at Dublin Port

11 August 2020
Revenue confirm facility to apply for enhanced HTB scheme is now available

07 August 2020
Revenue seize cannabis as part of joint operation in Limerick

Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth over €80,000 at Shannon Airport

06 August 2020
Revenue provides further information on tax measures outlined in July Jobs Stimulus

Revenue seize heroin worth €3 million in Dublin 15

July

27 July 2020
Revenue seizures at Dublin and Athlone Mail Centres

24 July 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes worth €25,000 at Dublin Airport

21 July 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €20,000 in Wicklow

20 July 2020
Revenue reopens key telephone helplines to assist customers unable to use online services

14 July 2020
Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €24,000 in Dublin

06 July 2020
Revenue seize tobacco worth over €44,000 at Cork Airport

03 July 2020
Revenue seize drugs and alcohol with a combined value of over €162,000

June

30 June 2020
Revenue confirm National PAYE helpline re-opens

25 June 2020
Revenue publishes 2019 Annual Report

Revenue seize drugs and alcohol with a combined value of over €473,000

23 June 2020
Revenue provide important information on extension of TWSS, including employer compliance programme to ensure correct operation of scheme

22 June 2020
Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €5.54 million at Rosslare Europort

18 June 2020
Revenue seize almost €20,000 cash in Dublin Port

17 June 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €51,000 at Shannon Airport

12 June 2020
Revenue seizures at Dublin and Shannon Airports

11 June 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €6.2 million in Dublin Port

10 June 2020
Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €44,000 in Shannon Airport

09 June 2020
Revenue Publishes List of Tax Defaulters

Revenue seize cigarettes and tobacco worth €3.8 million in Dublin Port

08 June 2020
Revenue confirm TWSS changes for employees who have been on maternity, adoptive and certain other benefits paid by DEASP are now in place

04 June 2020
Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €20,000 in Dublin

May

29 May 2020
Revenue to implement TWSS changes for employees who have been on maternity and adoptive leave

28 May 2020
Revenue writes to taxpayers who have been the target of fraudulent texts

21 May 2020
Revenue advice for employers who wish to operate TWSS for rehired employees

15 May 2020
Revenue issues 'scam' text message warning to taxpayers

14 May 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes worth over €91,000 at Dublin Port

13 May 2020
Revenue further extends date for payment of Local Property Tax (LPT) to 21 July

Revenue seize alcohol worth €510,000 at Dublin Port

08 May 2020
Revenue confirm 'operational phase' of TWSS now in place

07 May 2020
Revenue update on additional measures to support businesses and Debt Warehousing Scheme

06 May 2020
Revenue seize 8.4 million cigarettes at Dublin Port

05 May 2020
Revenue seize 9 million cigarettes at Dublin Port

02 May 2020
Revenue confirms 'warehousing' of COVID-19 related tax debt for businesses

01 May 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €800,000 in Dublin

April

24 April 2020
Revenue announces access to TWSS for certain employers who missed 15 March payroll deadline

Revenue seize alcohol worth €103,000 in Wexford

22 April 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €66,000 in Cork and Shannon

20 April 2020
Revenue updates TWSS Employer Eligibility Guidance

17 April 2020
Revenue confirm zero rate of VAT will apply to domestic supply and intra-EU acquisition of PPE during COVID crisis

16 April 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €38,000 in Dublin

Revenue to implement changes to Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme announced by Minister for Finance

10 April 2020
Revenue seize illegal medicine worth €80,000 at the Dublin Parcel Hub

09 April 2020
Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme – Statistical Update

08 April 2020
Relief from the payment of import duties and VAT for goods imported to combat COVID-19

02 April 2020
Revenue update advice to SMEs experiencing cashflow difficulties arising from COVID-19

01 April 2020
Revenue urges employers registered for Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme to update bank details

March

18 March 2020
Revenue changes the collection of stamp duty on credit cards to July

16 March 2020
Revenue changes date for payment of Local Property Tax (LPT) to 21 May

13 March 2020
Revenue announce measures to assist SMEs experiencing cashflow difficulties arising from COVID-19

12 March 2020
Revenue seize over 10 million cigarettes at Dublin Port

10 March 2020
Engage early with Revenue - key advice to businesses experiencing tax payment problems

Revenue seize cigarettes at Dublin Airport in three separate operations

Revenue seize cocaine worth €1.5 million in Rosslare Europort

06 March 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €367,000 at Dublin Airport

04 March 2020
Revenue seize cannabis worth over €35,000 at Dublin Mail Centre

03 March 2020
Revenue publishes List of Tax Defaulters

February

28 February 2020
Revenue seize cannabis worth over €40,000 at Dublin Mail Centre

26 February 2020
Revenue seize cannabis and ecstasy at Dublin Mail Centre

24 February 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €220,000 in Dublin and cash in Rosslare Europort

17 February 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €25,400 at Dublin Mail Centre

14 February 2020
Revenue seize €280,000 cash at Rosslare Europort

12 February 2020
Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €400,000 at Dublin Airport

Revenue seize machinery and materials associated with illicit cigarette manufacturing

11 February 2020
Revenue seize cannabis worth €32,000 in Dublin Mail Centre

03 February 2020
Revenue seize €7,000 cash in Rosslare Europort

January

28 January 2020
Revenue seize 87,000 cigarettes following vehicle search

24 January 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €59,000 at Portlaoise Mail Centre

10 January 2020
Revenue seize cigarettes at Cork Airport and cannabis in Portlaoise and Dublin Mail Centres

07 January 2020
Revenue publishes headline results for 2019

06 January 2020
Revenue seize drugs worth €194,000 at Portlaoise Mail Centre