Former Fianna Fáil fundraiser Des Richardson on Revenue's defaulters' list

Tuesday 05 March 2013 21.56
Des Richardson made the settlement following a revenue investigation
Des Richardson made the settlement following a revenue investigation

Former Fianna Fáil fundraiser Des Richardson has been named on the Revenue tax defaulters' list.

He has made a settlement of €108,900 for under-declaration of income tax and capital gains tax.

Mr Richardson, who is a business consultant, with an address in Serpentine Avenue, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, made the settlement following a revenue investigation.

A company he used to invoice Fianna Fáil has also been named on the Revenue Commissioners tax defaulters' list.

Willdover Limited, which is now dissolved, reached a settlement of €142,000 for under-declaration of VAT, PAYE and PRSI.

The company has an address in 50 City Quay, Dublin 2.

In the Planning Tribunal, Mr Richardson confirmed he used the company for invoicing Fianna Fáil.

Two directors of a building company who were found to have made payments to former Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke in the tribunal have also been named on the list.

Joseph McGowan of Appletree Mart Lane, Foxrock, Dublin 18 has made a settlement of €400,000 for under-declaration of income tax following a Revenue investigation case.

Thomas Brennan of Hilltown Stud, Clonsilla, Co Dublin also made a settlement for €400,000.

They were both directors of Brennan & McGowan Builders.

Other directors of the firm, William Brennan of Woodcockstown, Drumee, Co Meath and Michael Brennan of Portan House, Clonee, Co Meath also made €400,000 settlements.