Written answers are published as received from Departments. Only questions and answers published after 2004 can be viewed here. Earlier parliamentary questions and answers can be found within Dáil debates.

Questions and answers for all sittings

Page 2 of 500

Show: 20 per page

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Brexit Preparations

James Browne

21. Deputy James Browne asked the Minister for Finance the steps he has taken to date and plans to take in preparation for post-Brexit customs checks at ports here, specifically Rosslare Europort; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7267/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

National Children's Hospital Expenditure

Clare Daly

22. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Finance if the national surplus reserve fund will be used to fund cost overruns at the national children’s hospital. [7350/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Irish Fiscal Advisory Council Reports

Thomas P. Broughan

23. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Finance the response issued to the November 2018 fiscal assessment report by the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council; if he and his officials have met the council to discuss its critique of his fiscal stance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7153/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Carbon Tax Implementation

Thomas P. Broughan

24. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Finance his plans for carbon taxation; if the fee and dividend approach recently outlined recently is the preferred option for these taxes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7152/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Tax Collection

Joan Burton

25. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the most recent figures available for tax payments that are six months and one year in arrears; the highest amount in arrears for each tax heading; the amount of taxes outstanding as of 31 January 2019; and the amount he deems to be unrecoverable. [7364/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Tax Code

Maurice Quinlivan

26. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Finance if he will request the Revenue Commissioners to protect the flat rate expenses for lower paid workers such as shop assistants, due to cease in 2020. [7277/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Help-To-Buy Scheme

Pearse Doherty

27. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance his plans to extend the help-to-buy scheme for properties bought after 2019; and the cost of the scheme to date. [7343/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

oral

Fiscal Policy

Thomas P. Broughan

28. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Finance his views on the call by the EU Commission for the Government's views on the streamlining of EU decision-making by removing national vetoes in some areas of taxation policy and ending unanimity on taxes. [7155/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Economic Data

Joan Burton

29. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if he has undertaken an economic evaluation of wage levels here and the affordability of rent and house purchases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7363/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Land Development Agency

Mick Wallace

30. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Finance if he envisages NAMA and NTMA staff being seconded to the Land Development Agency; if he has discussed same with the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, the interim CEO of the Land Development Agency and the chairman and CEO of NAMA; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7354/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

VAT Rate Application

Maureen O'Sullivan

31. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Finance his views on whether there is a fairer way to class various products for VAT rather than standardised rates, which can be subject to changes that make significant differences to certain industries; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7356/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

NAMA Transactions

Mick Wallace

32. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Finance his views on the fact that multiple NAMA transactions since 2010 may have been in breach of section 172 of the NAMA Act; if he or NAMA has had engagement with An Garda Síochána or the DPP regarding their ongoing investigation into one specific transaction concerning a section 172 breach; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7355/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Insurance Data

Michael McGrath

33. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the position regarding the failure of a company (details supplied); the number of households that have been impacted by the withdrawal of latent defect insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7367/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Tax Reliefs Availability

Willie Penrose

34. Deputy Willie Penrose asked the Minister for Finance if he has considered the need for special tax incentives to allow small businesses to establish in areas outside of the main cities. [52144/18]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Budget 2019

Michael Moynihan

35. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance if he met with colleagues before the recent tax cut announcements were made. [49445/18]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Economic Competitiveness

Bernard Durkan

36. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Finance if he has identified issues likely to impact negatively on the competitiveness of the economy; if so, the corrective measures he has put in place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7347/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Insurance Costs

Pearse Doherty

37. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if he is satisfied that progress is being made by the working group on the cost of insurance in the areas of public liability insurance such as for marts or child play centres. [7345/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Insurance Costs

Michael McGrath

38. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the key recommendations of the cost of insurance working group, including the report on employer and public liability, he plans to implement in the next six months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7369/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Banking Sector Regulation

Thomas P. Broughan

39. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Finance his plans to introduce legislation on regulations for the large shadow banking sector here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7156/19]

View

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

written

Personal Injury Claims

Billy Kelleher

40. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Finance his plans to reduce the perceived excessive sums awarded for whiplash compensation claims in view of the latest Personal Injuries Assessment Board data. [4566/19]

View