Revenue eBrief No. 104/17

17 November 2017

Revenue’s Offshore Evasion Inquiry

Today Revenue confirmed that an inquiry is underway to identify and pursue taxpayers engaged in offshore tax evasion and avoidance.  This is in the context of increased and ongoing sharing of information between tax administrations worldwide as well as changes made in Finance 2016, which provided a final opportunity for anyone with disclosures relating to offshore matters to come forward.  Revenue also confirmed that it is actively examining the information and revelations published in the media  in relation to 'The Paradise Papers’.  For further details please refer to Revenue’s Offshore Evasion Inquiry statement.