Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (59, 290, 291, 292)

Verona Murphy

Ceist:

59. Deputy Verona Murphy asked the Minister for Finance if he will seek to introduce significant reductions in vehicle registration tax in Budget 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26524/20]

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Imelda Munster

Ceist:

290. Deputy Imelda Munster asked the Minister for Finance the changes he plans to introduce to the VRT system to reflect the world harmonised light vehicle test procedure requirements; the safeguards he plans to introduce regarding potential increases to the VRT rate; if the rate will increased as a result of the changes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27019/20]

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Imelda Munster

Ceist:

291. Deputy Imelda Munster asked the Minister for Finance his plans to introduce changes to the VRT to encourage the purchase of new vehicles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27020/20]

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Imelda Munster

Ceist:

292. Deputy Imelda Munster asked the Minister for Finance the tax incentives he plans to introduce to encourage the purchase of new cars including new electric vehicles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27021/20]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 59, 290, 291 and 292 together.

As the Deputy will be aware, it is a longstanding practice of the Minister for Finance not to comment, in advance of the Budget, on any tax matters that might be the subject of Budget decisions.