Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Questions (75)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

75. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance further to his Parliamentary Question No. 85 of 26 June 2013, if he will set out the average additional tax take paid by taxpayers earning over €100,000 if tax credits were abolished; the average additional tax take that would be paid if these taxpayers also incurred a new third rate of tax of 48% on the income earned in excess of €100,000; and what the effective tax rate with the credits abolished under either the current rate, or with the new tax rate, for average income earners at €125,000, €150,000, €175,000, €200,000, €300,000, and €500,000. [32384/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

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