Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Ceisteanna (120)

John Lahart

Ceist:

120. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance the reason motor tax may have missed its target in terms of revenue to date in 2019. [37060/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

As of end-August Motor Tax is currently €16 million or 2.3 per cent ahead of target. 

The performance of Motor Tax in the year is publically available in the Department of Finance's monthly publication 'Fiscal Monitor', and has been reproduced for the Deputy's convenience below.

 

Monthly Performance

Monthly Target

Excess/Shortfall

Excess/Shortfall

Cumulative Performance

Cumulative Target 

Excess/Shortfall

Excess/Shortfall

 

€m

€m

€m

%

€m

€m

€m

%

January

95

87

8

9.3

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

February 

85

82

2

2.6

179

177

2

1.2

March

86

85

1

1.5

266

262

3

1.3

April

90

84

6

7.5

356

346

10

2.8

May

84

81

3

3.7

440

428

13

3.0

June

76

76

-1

-0.8

516

504

12

2.4

July

91

87

5

5.5

607

591

17

2.8

August

75

76

-1

-1.6

682

667

16

2.3

Question No. 121 answered with Question No. 119.