Dundalk as it Happens
Local people and businesses named on Revenue Defaulters’ List
A number of local people and business were named in the latest defaulters’ list released by the Revenue Commissioners yesterday.
The biggest settlement was made by motor vehicle recovery service provider Oriel Auto Specialists Ltd on the Coes Road in Dundalk who paid a total of €57,868 in tax, interest and penalties for an underdeclaration of VAT following a Revenue Audit.
Fence and shed erector Barry Cunningham of Mooremount, Dunleer, also made a settlement of €34,785.45 for underdeclaration of income tax and VAT following a Revenue Audit.
Carpet fitter Brendan Mullen of 42 Farndreg Dundalk also had a six month prison sentence imposed which was suspended for 12 motnhs for the illegal selling of cigarattes.
Meanwhile, farmer John Prendergast of Main Street, Blackrock, was fined €4,000 for failure to lodge income tax returns. There was also a €2,500 fine each for Gerard Fearon of 19 Hill Street, Dundalk, Conor Ellis of 55 Drive 1, Muirhevnamor, Dundalk, Denis McCarthy of Corlis Road, Collon, Eamon O’Boyle of Station Road, Omeath and David Burlingham of Hunterstown, Ardee for misuse of marked mineral oil.
Finally, there was a €1,100 fine for restaurateur Castelsardo Ltd of Newry Street, Carlingford, for failure to hold a current liquour licence.