Numerous people within the agriculture sector feature on the latest tax defaulter list released by the Revenue Comissioner.
Among the people named were farmers, a turf seller, a tractor saleman, a vet and an agricultural contractor
In total there were 24 farmers named as defaulters with fines ranging in amounts. Fines were issued for a ray of reasons such as a failure to lodge income tax returns, misuse of green diesel, and the undeclaration of VAT.
A Laois turf seller was one of the hardest hit, receiving a fine of just over E80,000.
Mr. Brendan Scully, Clonasee, received the fine for a underdeclaration of income tax.
Mr. Scully did however reach an arrangement and made a settlement with Revenue.
Billy McElligott was among the hardest hit of the farmers on the list, The Kerry farmer receiving a fine of E10,500 for a failure to lodge income tax returns.
Another Kerry farmer, Michael O'Connor, also received a high fine of E10,750, guilty of the same offence.
Meanwhile a Kilkenny farmer, William McGrath, also received a high fine, this time for E7,500 and for the same offence.
There were three farmers in total fines E2,5oo for the misuse of Green diesel.
While the agricultural contractor on the list received a fine of E2,500 for failing to lodge VAT returns.