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Jail sentence for tax fraud

An ex-director of a building contractor firm is to be sent to jail for a €2.594m Revenue tax fraud after being told that his original suspended term was too lenient. Patrick Mahony (50), with an address at Craglea, Woodstock, Ennis, had pleaded guilty to five Revenue offences over the failure of Boxform Ltd to remit VAT, PRSI and income tax for the years 2006 and 2007. He was given a wholly suspended three year sentence and fined €10,000 by Judge Gerald Keys at Ennis Circuit Criminal Court on April 25, 2017. The Director of Public Prosecutions successfully sought a review of Mahony’s sentence this wewk on grounds that it was “unduly lenient” and he was accordingly jailed for 12 months. Giving judgment in the three-judge Court of Appeal, Mr Justice Alan Mahon said Mahony was a director of Boxform Ltd, a building contractor firm based in Ennis, at all relevant times.In 2007, the company had a turnover of €8.6m and …

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