Thursday, 2 May 2013

Questions (52)

Patrick Nulty

Question:

52. Deputy Patrick Nulty asked the Minister for Finance if he will provide, in tabular form, the number of cars taxed in each emissions category for the purposes of VRT and the VRT rate associated with each of these categories for the years 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21037/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the number of cars registered in each emission category for the purposes of VRT and the VRT rate associated with each of these categories for the years 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 is as follows: Gross registrations of new cars

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 -

2009

2010

2011

2012

 -

VRT Rate

New

New

New

New

A1

14%

7,181

30,810

37,945

42,820

A2

16%

          24,925

      39,986

      43,359

       30,508

A3

20%

          11,295

         9,375

         4,686

3,443

A4

24%

            8,103

         5,920

        2,594

          1,630

A5

28%

            4,190

        2,046

         1,021

             907

A6

32%

            1,340

            779

           669

             536

A7

36%

                303

            296

            203

               30

Total

-

          57,337

       89,212

      90,477

        79,874

Gross registrations of used cars

-

-

2009

2010

2011

2012

-

VRT Rate

Used

Used

Used

Used

A1

14%

            2,140

        3,805

         5,308

         6,445

A2

16%

            9,918

      10,193

       12,474

        14,277

A3

20%

          15,507

       11,909

      12,229

        10,658

A4

24%

            9,050

        6,099

         5,108

          4,219

A5

28%

            5,749

        3,691

         2,718

          2,068

A6

32%

            3,527

        2,367

         1,556

          1,200

A7

36%

            3,182

        2,051

       1,416

          1,645

Total

-

          49,073

      40,115

       40,809

       40,512