Thursday, 22 February 2018

Ceisteanna (61)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

61. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Finance the size and key breakdown elements of outstanding tax owed by commercial entities and the farming sector to the Revenue Commissioners at the end of each of the years 2013 to 2017. [9139/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the data requested by the Deputy cannot be compiled in the time available. I will write to the Deputy directly in the matter when the available data is provided to me by Revenue. The table sets out the overall tax debt for each of the years 2013 – 2016, as published by Revenue, in its annual report for each of those years.

YEAR

Total Debt

Debt available for collection

2013

€1.84bn

€1.01bn

2014

€1.695bn

€907m

2015

€1.812bn

€823m

2016

€1.94bn

€755m