A number of hospitality sector companies are included among those who made settlements in the latest list of tax defaulters, published by the Revenue Commissioners.
The list to the end of September provides details of 65 taxpayers who have made settlements with the Revenue totalling almost €13 million.
The largest single settlement was paid by the Westenra Arms Hotel in Monaghan. The hotel settled for more than €2.5 million for the under declaration of PAYE, PRSI, Universal Social Charge and VAT. The settlement included almost €1 million in penalties.
The company behind the Weighbridge Inn pub in Portarlington, Co Laois, made a settlement of €473,000. Meanwhile, William Gaynor & Sons, a company owned by a family of Co Wexford publicans, made a settlement for €46,000.
Lahinch the 19th Limited, which previously operated a pub in the Clare seaside town, made a settlement of about €70,000 in VAT and corporation tax. The company went into liquidation about three years ago, and a final meeting of its creditors to wind it up was held in recent months.
Several Chinese restaurants also made settlements with Revenue, according to the list.
Michael McGrath, a hostel owner from Galway, made a settlement of more than €700,000 for the under declaration of income tax, VAT and employment taxes.