Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (185)

John Brassil


185. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Finance the tax take from the tourism and hospitality sector for the first six months of 2018, for the full 2018 tax year and the first six months of 2019, respectively; the projected tax take for 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32820/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the tax collection from businesses in the tourism and hospitality sector for 2018 is included in “Accommodation & food services” in statistics published on Revenue’s website at https://www.revenue.ie/en/corporate/information-about-revenue/statistics/receipts/receipts-sector.aspx.

Six monthly data by industry sector is not prepared by Revenue as most of the major taxes (including income and corporation tax) are charged in respect of yearly income or profits. The website will be updated to reflect a sectoral breakdown in respect of 2019 tax receipts at the end of the year.