Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (203)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

203. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Finance the estimated yield from the introduction of a 10% social responsibility levy on alcohol; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33140/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the introduction of a 10% levy on alcohol (assumed to be 10% of the Excise rate on alcohol products) would result in the estimated yield as shown in the following table.

Alcohol Levy

€m

Beer                

43.0

Spirits

37.2

Wine

37.6

Cider

6.1

Total

124.0

Question No. 204 answered with Question No. 195.