Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Ceisteanna (144)

Martin Heydon

Ceist:

144. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Minister for Finance the fiscal monitor for excise duty receipts for April 2019, by category in tabular form; the increase or decrease of each category from April 2018 to April 2019, inclusive, in respect of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23255/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

A breakdown by category of Excise Exchequer Receipts, as shown in the fiscal monitor, is not available. However, I am advised by Revenue that the following table sets out the net duty receipts in respect of commodities liable to Excise for the months of April 2018 and April 2019, together with the increase or decrease.

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April

April

Change

-

2018

2019

-

€m

€m

€m

Beer

41.76

35.72

-6.04

Spirits

33.86

28.20

-5.66

Wine

30.51

25.20

-5.31

Cider

4.68

4.75

0.07

Tobacco

4.68

94.62

89.94

Light Oils

47.76

47.50

-0.26

Other Oils

127.37

133.71

6.34

Carbon

44.87

36.81

-8.06

VRT

74.83

80.90

6.07

Betting

11.73

20.52

8.79

Licences

1.07

0.42

-0.65

Sugar Tax

-

2.51

-

Total

423.12

510.86

87.74