To date work with a value of some €468 million – or more than €5 million a week – has been entered onto the system. The estimated tax relief due to homeowners under the scheme is about €32 million.

Tax authorities are to begin identifying builders who have not signed up for the home renovation tax incentive scheme as part of a crackdown on work (...)

The peer-to-peer holiday rental site contacted users over the weekend telling them it had supplied Revenue with details of income generated by users in the Republic going back to May 1st, 2014. Photograph: Bloomberg 1:03

The taxman has gently reminded more than 4,500 Irish people who rent out properties or bedrooms through the Airbnb website that now would be as good a(...)

From left: Former Anglo officials Aoife Maguire, Tiarnan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly.

Three former Anglo Irish Bank officials will be sentenced today after being found guilty of hiding accounts from Revenue more than 10 years ago. The(...)

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard motorists caught by gardaí without VRT had their cars seized and would have to meet with then-Revenue official John  Kelly  to pay a fine and get their car back. Kelly would then keep the fines himself.  File photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

A Revenue official who stole nearly €20,000 from the State over the course of a year by pocketing motoring fines has been given a suspended sentence. (...)

 Money Village chief executive Eugene McDarby. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Efforts by the Revenue to force indebted people pay VAT on advice to get themselves out of financial trouble have been rejected. In what has been desc(...)

In some cases restaurants trading under aliases offer completely different menus

Online takeaway service Just Eat has begun an investigation into the practice of restaurants registering multiple accounts, which they can use to shak(...)

Standard Life makes the point that Irish taxpayers who fall within the standard rate of income tax and whose payment will exceed the annual capital gains tax allowance would be better advised to select the default income option in this case.    Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Irrespective of postal delays or whatever other reasons give rise to various similar situations, it seems to me that the Standard Life payment is a ca(...)

When a large number of Vodafone shareholders similarly failed to have their preference to receive a windfall payment as capital last year, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan made a special provision in his 2015 budget to ensure they would not face a tax bill. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s tax authorities say they have no choice but to require 4,000 Standard Life shareholders to pay up to €1.3 million of their recent €2.7 milli(...)

Joint Garda/social welfare checkpoint on Mallow to Cork road. Twenty members of the force joined the national unit earlier this year and are able to use their powers of arrest. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It’s shortly after 9am and the benefit fraud team spots two builders working on the roof of a house in a suburban housing estate. “I’ve a funny feelin(...)

Cocaine worth an estimated €1.75 million has been seized in Cork. Photograph: Getty Images.

Cocaine worth an estimated €1.75 million has been seized in Cork. Some 25kg of the drug was discovered last Friday when customs officers examined cont(...)