Farmers feature on 2015 Revenue tax defaulters list

Farmers feature on the Revenue list of tax defaulters for the first six months of the year.

While most of the farmers names are done so for failure to lodge income tax returns or underdeclaration of VAT or incomes tax.

However, a number of farmers face significant bills as they are named in the tax defaulters list.

Co. Roscommon farmer Anthony McGann has a penalty of €177,388.00 by the Revenue commissioners for under-declaration of VAT. In total the farmer, from Mount Brown, Strokestown owes a total of €429,501.00 to the Revenue and is the farmer with the largest figure on the tax defaulters list.

Other significant tax defaulters include ex jockey and trainer Charlie Swan, who owes the Revenue €120,000.00.

John McElligott of Desert, Lixnaw, Kerry = €75,718.00.

Mike O’Connor, Goulane, Farranfore = €35,524.

Charles Clerkin of Drumrath, Stradone, Cavan is down for €47,005.

Timothy Galvin, Carnahone, Beaufort, Killarney is facing a bill of €152,834.

James Gallagher, Drumkeen, Ballybofey, Donegal has a total bill of €87,346.

GLE Ltd, live cattle exporters from Eyrecourt, Galway have a bill of €138,220.

Joseph Hallinan, Ballyglass, Quin, Co. Clare has a bill of €160,477.00.

Joseph Keaney, Glenfarne, Co. Letrim = €121,790.37.

Peter Quinn, Ballydownan, Geashill, Tullamore, Offaly = €167,098.00.

Martin Hickey, Lahardan, Kilmeaden, Waterford = €55,535.34.

Leo Kerr, Drumlusty, Carrickmacross, Monaghan = €34,888.68.

Earl Lawless, Castelsampson, Bealnamulla, Athlone, Co Roscommon = €110,519.

Hubert Ruane, Bryanstown, Ballinea, Mullingar, Westmeath = €344,393.

A full list of defaulters can be found at the Revenue site.

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