The Director of Public Prosecutions v Alan Keogh

Date:

23 July 2019

Venue:

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

Judge:

His Honour Judge Martin Nolan

Summary:

Mr Alan Keogh with an address at 15 The Courtyard, St Maelruan's Park, Old Bawn, Tallaght, Dublin 24, pleaded guilty to the following 11 offences under Section 1078 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997:

  • Failure to furnish VAT returns for the taxable periods January-February 2010, March-April 2013, November-December 2014 and September-October 2016 (four counts)
  • Failure to remit VAT payable within the specified time limits for the taxable periods  March-April 2011, March-April 2012, September-October 2014 and      September-October 2016 (four counts)
  • Failure to furnish Income Tax returns for years 2010, 2012 and 2015 (three counts)

Outcome:

On 23 July 2019, Judge Nolan sentenced Mr Keogh to 16 months imprisonment on each of two sample charges, one of failure to remit VAT within the specified time limit and one of failure to furnish an Income Tax return, with both sentences to run concurrently.