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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Public Procurement Contracts

Gerald Nash

10. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide an outline of recent communications with the Minister for Health pertaining to the scale of non-competitive and non-compliant procurement practices by the HSE; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45498/21]

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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Capital Expenditure Programme

Gerald Nash

29. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide an update on the under-profile and outturn of capital expenditure to date in 2021; if he will provide an update on the revised National Development Plan; if the National Development Plan will address the recent IPCC report and set out clear plans and targets with respect to climate action; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45499/21]

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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Budget 2022

Gerald Nash

32. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he has held discussions with the Minister for Finance with regard to the need to raise additional revenue to fund permanent current expenditure increases given his intention that Government borrowing would only be for capital investment purposes by 2023 as stated in his recent updates to the Cabinet on Expenditure Management and Spending Strategy for Budget 2022 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45497/21]

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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Legislative Measures

Gerald Nash

37. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the reason for his decision to propose a full new review of ethics legislation rather than restore the existing Public Sector Standards Bill 2015 to the order paper of Dáil Éireann; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45496/21]

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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Public Sector Staff

Gerald Nash

75. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on whether the Top Level Appointments Committee should have a role in the recruitment of special envoys to ensure that the full details of any future appointments to be shared in advance and adequately considered in a proper way; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45500/21]

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Wed, 22 Sep 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gerald Nash

33. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the status of the temporary wage subsidy scheme, employment wage subsidy scheme and Covid restrictions scheme compliances programmes respectively; the percentage of employers availing of each scheme who have been contacted by the Revenue Commissioners regarding repayments; the total amount of repayments due from employers under each scheme; the total amount collected to date in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45440/21]

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Wed, 22 Sep 2021

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Budget Process

Gerald Nash

50. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on a recent Parliamentary Budget Office report (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45515/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Tax Code

Gerald Nash

2. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance his views on the activities of certain companies (details supplied) in respect of corporation tax; if he will act to amend the Ireland-Malta tax treaty to ensure that companies can no longer use tax shelters outlined in a recent report to minimise their corporation tax bills; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44846/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Tax Code

Gerald Nash

8. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance his position in respect of the OECD corporation tax reform process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44840/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Tax Strategy Group

Gerald Nash

29. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the status of the publication of the tax strategy group papers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44842/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Budget 2022

Gerald Nash

39. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance his views on the pre-budget letter of the Governor of the Central Bank and the pre-budget submission by IFAC; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44841/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Budget 2022

Gerald Nash

46. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance his views on the opinion expressed in the interim pre-budget report 2022 of the Committee on Budgetary Oversight that pension-related tax expenditures should be considered as part of the wider reform of the pension system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44843/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gerald Nash

65. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance his views on a recent study (details supplied) which suggests that 86% of workers who received the temporary wage subsidy scheme are now faced with a tax liability and that 75% of those who received the pandemic unemployment payment are faced with a tax liability; the number of persons who availed of the temporary wage subsidy scheme and pandemic unemployment payment, respectively who have faced a tax liability associated with these schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44844/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Public Transport

Gerald Nash

127. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Transport the status of his latest discussions with the NTA with a view to obtaining approval for the implementation of a more flexible taxsaver product; his views on whether a flexible taxsaver product is required in view of a flexible return to offices in the coming months; the status of his discussion with the Department of Finance regarding this proposal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44489/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Public Transport

Gerald Nash

128. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Transport the estimated cost to the Exchequer of the introduction of a propose flexible taxsaver product to account for the shift to blended working; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44500/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Public Transport

Gerald Nash

170. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the status of discussions with the Department of Transport and the NTA, respectively; his views on the need for the implementation of a more flexible taxsaver product given the anticipated blended return to offices over the coming period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44490/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Public Transport

Gerald Nash

171. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the estimated cost to the Exchequer of the introduction of a proposed flexible taxsaver product to account for the shift to blended working; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44491/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Tax Avoidance

Gerald Nash

185. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a company (details supplied) has been using a structure similar to the single malt tax avoidance structure to minimise its corporation tax bill; if the company received any assurances on the operation of this single malt type structure from the Revenue Commissioners; if his attention has been further drawn to any other company still using a single malt type or equivalent tax avoidance structure to avoid or minimise their corporation tax bills; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44890/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Tax Avoidance

Gerald Nash

186. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the assessment that has been carried out of the use for tax purposes of Irish registered companies tax resident in Malta since the signing of the Ireland-Malta Competent Authority Agreement in 2018 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44891/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Tax Avoidance

Gerald Nash

187. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Finance the actions he plans to take to finally and permanently end the use of single malt style arrangements (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44892/21]

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