An Athy landlord was the biggest Kildare tax defaulter on the latest list published by the revenue commissioners today.
Frances Rowan of 33 Bridgefield Manor, Athy owed €292,886 in tax, €130,602 in interest and €199,695 in penalties for under-declaration of Capital Gains Tax. She settled with the Revenue for a total of €623,183.
Alan Burke, of Killybeggs Road, Clane paid a total of €48,503.47 to the Revenue for under-declaration of income tax. The company director/landlord had amounted a tax bill of €31,025.72, interest of €7,863.94 and €9,613.81 in penalties.
A Rathangan man has agreed to hand over €72,323 for the under-declaration of Capital Gains Tax. Company director, James Earle of Newtown, Rathangan owed €48,746 in tax, €8,953.20 in interest and €14,623.80 in penalties.
Meanwhile, a JCB driver/haulier from Nurney settled with Revenue for €51,567.55 for the under-declaration of income tax and VAT. Christopher Higginbotham of Newtown, Nurney had amounted a tax bill of €21,798.70, €7,970.15 in interest and €21,798.70 in penalties.
Mill House Properties Ltd of Levitstown, Athy agreed to pay the tax man a total of €89,777.58. The real estate agent/amusement machines supplier owed €43,724 in tax, €32,936.38 in interest and €13,117.20 in penalties for the under-declaration of VAT.
Kenneth Smyth of 607 River Forest, Leixlip is to pay Revenue €43,219.06 for the under-declaration of VAT. The haulier owed €26,512 in tax, €8,753.46 in interest and €7,953.60 in penalties. The penalty element of this settlement was determined by the court.
Wicklow man, Liam Lee settled for €78,915.60 which was made up of €55,572.47 in tax, €8,187 in interest and €15,156.13 in penalties. The electrician from Kilmurray, Baltinglass was penalised for the under-declaration of income tax.
Three people with Kildare addresses were fined by the courts between July and September for failure to lodge income tax returns.
Peter Deora of 5 Kingsbry, Straffan Road, Maynooth, a software developer/programmer, was fined €1,250. Michael Kenny, an accountant, of 13 The Gables, Kill, was fined €3,750. Robert Mehigan of Grangemore, Kilcullen, a company director was fined €1,250 in relation to a rental income return.
Two Kildare people were fined €2,500 each for the misuse of marked mineral oil fuel. These were John Goode of 3 The Road, Walshestown Park, Newbridge, a paving contractor; and John Stokes, of 3 Millwood, Mill Lane, Naas.
Vasil Dinkov, a shop owner, with an address at Apartment 56, The Meadow, Oldtown Hill, Celbridge, was fined €2,500 for the illegal selling of cigarettes.