A TD has referred to as on the Treasury Division to analyze whether or not vehicles are “unfairly” seized by customs officers for failure to pay VRT.
The IRS has impounded practically 7,000 autos for non-payment of VRT over the previous seven years, however has exercised its lesser powers of momentary detention and verbal warning just one,683 occasions.
Marian Harkin, an unbiased TD for Sligo-Leitrim, stated the federal government must overview the figures. “My lengthy expertise as an MP has been that I’ve been contacted by a major quantity of people that consider their vehicles have been unjustly impounded. If this solely occurs a couple of times over a time frame, it is not a sample, however I’ve noticed a sample. And there would have been