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Revenue Commissioners. (2012) Revenue Commissioners annual report 2011. Limerick: Revenue Commissioners.

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Eighty-ninth Annual Report of the Revenue Commissioners for the year ended 31 December 2011, including progress on the implementation of Revenue's Statement of Strategy, in accordance with the Public Service Management Act 1997, presented to the Minister for Finance.

Compliance
• 30 Court convictions for serious tax and duty evasion (16 for Tax offences and 14 for Customs and Excise offences), up from 13 in 2010. Eight custodial sentences, ranging from 7 to 36 months, imposed, with a further 15 custodial sentences suspended.
• A total of 513 prosecutions were obtained for a range of summary offences, such as failure to produce books and records, cigarette smuggling, marked mineral oil and oil laundering infringements, VRT and excise licence offences. 32 custodial sentences were imposed of which 19 were suspended. Fines amounting to €1.17 million were also imposed.
• 1,083 convictions were secured and fines amounting to €2.6 million imposed for the non-filing of Income Tax, Corporation Tax and Relevant Contracts Tax returns.
• 18 cash forfeiture orders amounting to €1.46 million were granted by the Circuit Court. These related to seizures made in 2008 and 2009.
• Drugs with a street value of €24.1 million were seized, up from €9.02 million last year.
• €1.03 million of cash suspected to be linked to criminal activity was detained at ports and airports.
• 109.1 million cigarettes and 11,158kg of tobacco, valued at €46 million and €4 million respectively, were seized.
• 34,040 litres of alcohol was seized.


Date:2012
Pages:83 p.
Publisher:Revenue Commissioners
Corporate Creators:Revenue Commissioners
Place of Publication:Limerick
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Drugs and alcohol offence > Drug offence > Illegal drug possession (seizures)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MM-MO Crime and law > Drugs and alcohol offence > Drug offence > Illegal transportation of drugs (smuggling / trafficking)
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Drugs and alcohol related crime > Crime associated with drugs and alcohol production and distribution
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of drugs and alcohol (cost / pricing)
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Law enforcement agency

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