Sinead O’Connor named as tax defaulter on government list

She owed thousands of euro in tax.

The singer was named on the government's defaulter's list
The singer was named on the government’s defaulter’s list

It’s been revealed that singer Sinead O’Connor under-declared thousands of euro worth of PAYE and PRSI tax. The discovery was found following an audit, leaving the singer to pay back €160,304 to the state.

The Dublin born musician’s name appeared on the defaulter’s list, which is released by the government every three months detailing major tax settlements.

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She owed thousands to the state


Revenue Commissioners calculated that tax of €90,543 euro, along with interest of €42,599 and penalties of €27,162 were to be paid by the Nothing Compares 2 U singer.

It appears that the 49-year-old was under investigation by the Revenue when she was reported missing in Chicago back in May.

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