Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Questions (229)

Catherine Martin


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.