Thursday, 24 October 2013

Questions (76)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Question:

76. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance the amount of revenue generated by the Exchequer in each of the past five years through taxes and duties on alcohol and tobacco. [45500/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the revenue generated by the Exchequer in each of the past five years through taxes and duties on alcohol and tobacco is as follows:

Alcohol

Year

Alcohol Products Tax - €m

VAT (Estimated) - €m

2009

968.0

1,075

2010

826.4

1,010

2011

829.5

1,014

2012

846.1

1,097

2013 (Jan-Sep)

667.8

835

Tobacco

Year

Tobacco Products Tax - €m

VAT (Estimated) - €m

2009

1,216.5

336

2010

1,159.7

315

2011

1,126.1

325

2012

1,072.3

339

2013 (Jan-Sep)

634.2

198