Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Questions (107)

Louise O'Reilly

Question:

107. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Finance the yield for the SSD tax since its inception; the projected yield for 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9632/20]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the yield from Sugar Sweetened Drinks Tax (SSDT) since its inception in 2018 to April 2020 is shown in the following table. The projected yield for SSDT in 2020 is €32.5 million.

€m

2018

                     16.3

2019

                     33.0

2020 (4 Months)

                     10.2