Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Questions (103, 104, 105, 106)

Michael McGrath

Question:

103. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the yield from increasing the excise duty on a packet of 20 cigarettes by 20 cent, 50 cent and €1 respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41342/13]

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Michael McGrath

Question:

104. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the yield from increasing the excise duty on a bottle of wine by 20 cent, 50 cent and €1 respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41343/13]

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Michael McGrath

Question:

105. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the yield from increasing the excise duty on beer and cider by 2 cent, 5 cent and 10 cent a pint respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41344/13]

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Michael McGrath

Question:

106. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the yield from increasing the excise duty on spirits by 2 cent, 5 cent and 10 cent per half glass measure, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41345/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 103 to 106, inclusive, together.

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that, based on data currently available, the estimated full year yield from an increase in excise (VAT inclusive) on the products referred to are as follows:

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20c

50c

€1

-

Full year

Full year

Full year

Wine

11.3

27.1

50.5

Tobacco

30.7

75.8

148.8

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2c

5c

10c

-

Full year

Full year

Full year

Beer

13.8

34.4

68.5

Cider

1.9

4.7

9.4

Spirits

7.6

18.8

36.9