Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (138)

Michael McGrath

Question:

138. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the value of tax received in 2018 from carbon-related tax, that is, carbon tax, excise on petrol and diesel and so on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26313/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the aggregate value of receipts collected from Carbon Tax, plus the Excise and VAT on petrol, auto diesel and other products that carry a carbon charge, is estimated at €3.5 billion for 2018.

A breakdown of these receipts is provided in the following table.

€ Millions

Light Oils

598

Heavy Oils

1,565

LPG

0.20

Carbon Tax

431

VAT

858

Total

3,452