Thursday, 27 June 2019

Questions (48)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

48. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the revenue collected as a result of the USC in each of the past five years; the estimated revenue to be collected in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27356/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the net receipts from the application of the USC in the last 5 years are as follows:

Year

USC €m

2014

3,647

2015

4,174

2016

3,968

2017

3,724

2018

3,739

The amount of revenue to be collected in 2019 from the application of the USC is currently estimated to be €3.9 billion.