Thursday, 8 November 2012

Questions (111)

Seán Fleming

Question:

111. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Finance if he will set out in tabular form the tax revenue from income tax, the income levy, health levy, universal social charge and corporation tax for each year from 2007 to 2011; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49275/12]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the net receipts of tax revenue from income tax, the income levy, health contribution, universal social charge and corporation tax for each of the years from 2007 to 2011 inclusive is as set out in the following table. I would like to make the Deputy aware that Revenue net receipts can differ marginally from Exchequer receipts for reasons of accounting and timing:

Taxhead

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

-

€m

€m

€m

€m

€m

Income Tax

13,582.2

13,195.1

10,701.5

9,819.9

10,515.6

Income Levy

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

1,137.9

1,445.7

184.2

Health Contribution

1,298.2

1,326.7

1,755.8

2,017.7

Not Applicable

Universal Social Charge

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

3,114.5

Corporation Tax

6,393.4

5,071.5

3,889.5

3,943.6

3,500.4

Income Levy was introduced in 2009 and Universal Social Charge was introduced in 2011. The Health Levy ceased to exist in 2011 due to the introduction of the Universal Social Charge.