Former Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann’s case was registered with the High Court on Friday, and he is being represented by law firm Arthur Cox, according to court filings. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann has filed a court case against Revenue, a month after the businessman lost an appeal against the tax (...)

The Tax Appeals Commission said Mr McGann had failed to discharge the burden of proof that Revenue had wrongly assessed the payments as liable for income tax. Photograph: Alan Betson

Businessman Gary McGann has lost an appeal against tax treatment on two payments totalling €2.3 million which he claimed were a gift from Smurfit Kapp(...)

Both the taxpayer and the Revenue can still appeal to the High Court, but only on the basis they claim the Tax Appeals Commissioner has erred on a point of law in a decision

Taxpayers unhappy with a decision of a tax inspector will no longer lodge an initial appeal with the Revenue Commissioners, instead going directly to(...)

Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance: he announced  he would reform the tax appeals process in Budget 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A major shake-up of the system for appealing against Revenue Commissioners’ decisions is to take place, after the President signed new legislation on (...)