Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Questions (128)

Pearse Doherty


128. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the revenue that would be raised for the Exchequer if tax credits, personal and employee, were phased out for income earners over €100,000 with €1 in tax credits being lost for every €2 earned; the impact that would have on income earners' average tax take, using categories €100,001-€150,000, €150,001-€200,000 and €200,001+ per annum, within the existing rate; if a new 48% band applied to the income in excess of €100,000, what the effective tax rate increase would be for income earners in those categories; and what the existing effective tax rates are. [33916/13]

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