Monthly Archives: May 2020

Revenue notifies 3,000 taxpayers of text scam

Fraudsters may have accessed thousands of taxpayers’ Revenue accounts using information provided by them unwittingly. Revenue has written to around 3,000 taxpayers advising them that their myAccount may have been accessed as part of a scam which was sent via text message. Revenue’s Chief Information Officer, John Barron, explained that Revenue constantly monitors for suspect…

Significant stimulus plan needed to revive economy after Covid-19 – IFAC

The Government has been advised to introduce a “significant” stimulus plan for the economy, once the immediate Covid-19 crisis is over. However, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (IFAC|) has also warned that “all options must be kept on the table”, including spending cuts and tax rises to bring the public finances back in line once…