Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 28 November 2019

Public Accounts Committee

2018 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 9 - Office of the Revenue Commissioners
Chapter 17 - Tax compliance interventions
Chapter 18 - Tax relief on film production

9:00 am

Photo of Peter BurkePeter Burke (Longford-Westmeath, Fine Gael)
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I will revert to the online side in a moment, but I want to be clear about this matter.

There are anomalies. Mr. Cody referred to gender-based anomalies. I am fully aware that these must be tidied up, but my basic concern is for ordinary employees. I do not want to see them losing out come 1 January because of a decision that makes it too difficult to embark on a process whereby they can claim expenses. I hope I am making that point well to Mr. Cody.