Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Questions (229)

Catherine Martin

Question:

229. Deputy Catherine Martin asked the Minister for Finance if an interdepartmental committee is still in operation examining the possibility of taxing civil servants' car parking as a benefit in kind; the length of time it has been in existence; when it last met; the outcomes that have resulted; his plans to introduce such a scheme; and the estimated amount of revenue that could be realised by such a measure. [46445/17]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am informed by Revenue that employer-provided parking is not currently subject to benefit-in-kind taxation. I do not currently have any plans to change this. My officials are unaware of a committee such as the Deputy describes.