Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Ceisteanna (78)

Michael McGrath

Ceist:

78. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Finance the estimated cost of €20 carbon tax to the consumer per item (details supplied); the estimated cost for an increase in carbon tax by amounts in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27097/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the estimated cost to the consumer of Carbon Tax (including VAT) on each of the requested units and commodity types is provided in the table below.

Carbon Tax

(tonne of CO2)

Coal 40kg

Briquettes (12.5kg)

Petrol (L)

Diesel (L)

Kerosene (L)

Natural gas (Gross KwH)

€5

€0.60

€0.13

€0.01

€0.02

€0.01

€0.01

€10

€1.20

€0.26

€0.03

€0.03

€0.03

€0.02

€20*

€2.39

€0.52

€0.06

€0.07

€0.06

€0.04

€30

€3.59

€0.78

€0.08

€0.10

€0.09

€0.06

€40

€4.78

€1.04

€0.11

€0.13

€0.12

€0.08

€50

€5.98

€1.30

€0.14

€0.16

€0.14

€0.10

€60

€7.17

€1.56

€0.17

€0.20

€0.17

€0.13

€70

€8.37

€1.82

€0.20

€0.23

€0.20

€0.15

*Current rate of Carbon Tax.

Information on the different Carbon tax rates is available on the Revenue website at the following link: https://www.revenue.ie/en/companies-and-charities/excise-and-licences/excise-duty-rates/mineral-oil-tax.aspx while Revenue also provides a VAT database for a range of different products and services at the following link https://www.revenue.ie/en/vat/vat-rates/search-vat-rates/VAT-rates-database.aspx

The following revised table was received from the Department on 16 July 2019

Carbon Tax (tonne of CO2)

Coal 40kg

Briquettes (12.5kg)

Petrol (L)

Diesel (L)

Kerosene (L)

Natural gas (Gross KwH)

€5

€0.60

€0.13

€0.01

€0.02

€0.01

€0.001

€10

€1.20

€0.26

€0.03

€0.03

€0.03

€0.002

€20*

€2.39

€0.52

€0.06

€0.07

€0.06

€0. 0 04

€30

€3.59

€0.78

€0.08

€0.10

€0.09

€0.006

€40

€4.78

€1.04

€0.11

€0.13

€0.12

€0.008

€50

€5.98

€1.30

€0.14

€0.16

€0.14

€0.01

€60

€7.17

€1.56

€0.17

€0.20

€0.17

€0.013

€70

€8.37

€1.82

€0.20

€0.23

€0.20

€0.015

*Current rate of Carbon Tax.