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 David CullinaneDavid Cullinane (Waterford, Sinn Fein)
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That information is helpful. What we are hearing today is that in some cases where there is non-compliance it is because the OGP does not have the frameworks in place in time for Revenue to be able to avail of them. In other instances, mistakes are made or there is a lack of planning on behalf of, say, Revenue, or a particular Department. This is not a huge issue. In the context of Revenue's overall spend, by and large, its compliance with public procurement rules is strong. That said-----