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Oct, 2010

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) of Ireland is trying to tackle the rise of the black economy in the building trade by calling for tax-compliant certification for all state building grants. The CIF wants the government to insist that everyone applying for building grants – from refitting for disability usage to retro-fitting – must submit a copy of their builder’s tax compliance form. The representative body says this will level the playing field for all companies and individuals bidding for government work.

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