Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Ceisteanna (127)

Pearse Doherty


127. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance the revenue that would be raised for the Exchequer if personal rather than employee tax credits were phased out for income earners over €100,000, with €1 in tax credits being lost for every €2 earned; the impact this would have on income earners' average tax take, using categories €100,001-€150,000, €150,001-€200,000 and €200,001+ per annum, within the existing rate; if a new 48% band applied to the income in excess of €100,000, what the effective tax rate increase would be for income earners in those categories; and if he will state the existing effective tax rates. [33915/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

Unfortunately, it was not possible to collate the information required for this answer in the time allowed. I will provide the Deputy with the answer in writing shortly.