Poll Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market

first_img Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Share Tweet Email1 Thursday 16 Mar 2017, 7:00 PM Mar 16th 2017, 7:00 PM By Aoife Barry 18,813 Views http://jrnl.ie/3291671 59 Comments Image: Shutterstock/stockcreations Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market? Black market goods can represent a huge loss to the Exchequer.center_img I don’t know (401) Poll Results: THE BLACK MARKET for alcohol and cigarettes in Ireland represents a loss of thousands of euro to the Exchequer each year.Buying items on the black market means that tax and duty aren’t paid – and the quality of the items can even be dangerous.However, that doesn’t appear stop some people from attempting to smuggle in items. For some, the draw to such items is cheaper prices given that the cost of alcohol and cigarettes has risen over recent budgets.Earlier today, Revenue seized over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of more than €3,000.What about you: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market? Image: Shutterstock/stockcreations No (6744) NoYesI don’t knowVote Short URL Yes (4110)last_img

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