Lost Tax Revenue in Ireland in 2007

Cigarettes smuggling from Eastern Europe causes 100 Million Euros ($144 Million) in tax revenue losses in Ireland each year as an estimated 38 Million cigarettes are smuggled through the Dublin Airport each year.

Source: John Burke and Ian Kehoe, “Cigarette smuggling costs exchequer €100,” Sunday Business Post, November 4, 2007.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *