Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Questions (112)

Louise O'Reilly

Question:

112. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Finance the fiscal monitor for excise duty receipts for May 2020 or the most recent date for 2020, by category in tabular form; the increase or decrease of each category from the same period in 2018 and 2019, inclusive in respect of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9638/20]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the most recent month for which data are available is April 2020. The net Excise duty receipts for April for the years 2018, 2019 and 2020 together with the relevant increase or decrease are shown in the following table.

 

April 2018

April 2019

April 2020

April 2020 compared to April 2019 

April 2020 compared to April 2018 

 

€m

€m

€m

€m

€m

Alcohols

110.8

93.2

103.4

10.2

-7.4

Tobacco

4.7

94.6

68.5

-26.0

63.9

Oils

175.1

181.2

161.0

-20.2

-14.1

Carbon Tax

44.9

36.8

45.9

9.1

1.0

VRT

74.8

80.9

24.5

-56.4

-50.3

Betting

11.7

20.5

15.1

-5.4

3.4

Licences

1.1

0.4

0.1

-0.4

-1.0

Sugar Tax

0.0

2.7

4.1

1.3

4.1

Total

423.1

510.4

422.5

-87.9

-0.6

Questions Nos. 113 to 115, inclusive, answered with Question No. 108.
Question No. 116 answered with Question No. 71.