MacSharry, Raymond

Tuesday, 16 February 1988

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 377 No. 9

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European Council Meeting: Statements.

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Written Answers. - Liquor Off-Licences.

Statistics of the types and numbers of intoxicating liquor off-licences issued in 1986 — the last complete year for which figures are available — are contained in Table 31 in the Sixty-Fourth Annual R...More Button

Written Answers. - Youth Employment Levy.

The youth employment levy is now known as the employment and training levy. If this levy were to be discontinued, there would be a direct loss to the Exchequer of the order of £97 million per annum.More Button

Written Answers. - Excise Duties on New Motor Vehicles.

Full particulars of excise duties chargeable on all motor vehicles are contained in Revenue Commissioners' Notice No. 1759 (Rev. 1), a copy of which is in the Dáil Library. In summary, the excise duti...More Button

Written Answers. - VAT Refund.

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that a portion of the refund in question amounting to £754.65 was setoff against an unpaid VAT liability, and that a cheque for £649.55 in settlement of the ...More Button

Written Answers. - Barristers' Fees.

The information requested by the Deputy in relation to the period 1977 to 1984 inclusive was given in response to previous parliamentary questions on 22 November 1978; 13 February 1979; 20 March 1980;...More Button

Written Answers. - Decentralisation Statistics.

The intention is that no costs should arise for the Exchequer as a result of the decentralisation programme. Accommodation being provided on a lease-purchase basis by private developers should be che...More Button

Written Answers. - Health Contribution and Youth Employment Levy.

In addition to health contributions and levies payable by deduction from a person's salary under the PAYE/PRSI system, further amounts are payable on any income which is directly assessed to income ta...More Button

Written Answers. - Tax Rebate.

The Revenue Commissioners have advised me that cheques in settlement of the repayment due to the taxpayer were issued to him on 11 February, 1988.More Button

Written Answers. - Taxes Outstanding.

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the task of compiling figures of the amounts of taxes outstanding is undertaken annually by reference to the position at 31 May for publication in the a...More Button

Written Answers. - Tax Rebates.

The Revenue Commissioners have advised me that repayment of £101.16 due to the taxpayer in respect of an unemployment claim will be issued shortly. If the taxpayer remains unemployed he may submit fu...More Button

The Revenue Commissioners have advised me that a cheque in settlement of the refund due amounting to £109.89 will be issued to the taxpayer shortly. He may claim further refunds of tax, at four-weekl...More Button

Written Answers. - Taxation of Self-Employed.

It is proposed to take Questions Nos. 65 and 66 together. Statistics are not available which would enable the information requested by the Deputy to be given. To determine such information would req...More Button

Written Answers. - Commission on Taxation Recommendations.

Statistics are not available which would enable a precise estimate of the effect on the Exchequer from implementation of these recommendations to be given. Such information could not be obtained with...More Button

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that they examined these recommendations in detail following the publication of the second report of the Commission on Taxation. To ensure comparability bet...More Button

Written Answers. - Co-operative Societies.

Statistics are not recorded in such a manner as would enable the information requested by the Deputy to be provided. Such information could not be obtained without undertaking inquiries which could be...More Button

Written Answers. - Commission on Taxation Recommendations.

In the current difficult economic circumstances it is not feasible to implement this recommendation at the present time.More Button

In the current difficult economic circumstances it is not feasible to implement this recommendation at the present time.More Button

If interest income were taxable only to the extent that nominal interest rates exceeded the rate of inflation, the loss from taxation of deposit interest is estimated to be of the order of £85 million...More Button

Written Answers. - PAYE Allowance.

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the operation of the PAYE allowance in 1987-88 will cost the Exchequer an estimated £252 million in tax revenue foregone. This is a provisional estimat...More Button

Written Answers. - Exchequer Saving.

The information requested is shown, in so far as it is available, in the following table for the most recent years for which it is available. The fact that an estimate of the tax cost has been provide...More Button

Written Answers. - National Auditing.

My Department recently completed a detailed study of the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG). This study covered the legislation relating to the C&AG, the development of his role over ...More Button

Written Answers. - Sunday Betting.

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Written Answers. - Dromana Bridge, County Waterford.

The structure at Dromana bridge, Villierstown, Cappoquin, County Waterford, is a former estate gatehouse in a Hindu-gothic style and is therefore an architectural curiosity, which should be preserved ...More Button


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