Quinn, Ruairí

Tuesday, 13 February 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 461 No. 4

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Written Answers. - Air Industry and BES.

Was asked: if he will seek agreement from the Government to have the 10 per cent corporation tax rate and the business expansion scheme applied to air transport industry in view of its central nature in developi...More Button

Was asked: the plans, if any, he has to apply the 10 per cent corporation tax rate and the business expansion scheme to the air transport industry to encourage its development in view of the fact that it is cent...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 58 and 62 together. The Deputy will appreciate that, as a member of the European Union, the Government is constrained as regards the provision of preferential rates of...More Button

Written Answers. - Recycling Company Tax.

Was asked: his views on the representations made concerning the change in tax status for a recycling company (details supplied) in order to grant such companies involved in the recycling business the manufacturi...More Button

The 10 per cent corporation tax rate applies to profits arising from the manufacture of goods in the State. The question of whether the processes carried out by a company constitute manufacturing act...More Button

Written Answers. - EU Milk Quotas.

Was asked: the plans, if any, he has to make available the report of the Revenue Commissioners on the irregularities they have discovered during their audit on EU EEC milk quotas; the method of payments to farme...More Button

I have been advised by the Revenue Commissioners that they have no function in relation to the audit of EU milk quotas. As part of their ongoing auditing of tax returns, audits have been conducted in...More Button

Written Answers. - Radio Station Investigation.

Was asked: if he will have arrangements made with the Revenue Commissioners to carry out an investigation into the operation of a local radio station (details supplied) for funding purposes.More Button

I have been advised by the Revenue Commissioners that their audit and investigative programmes are designed to identify cases where tax is at risk. They have programmes in place to detect and pursue t...More Button

Written Answers. - National Lottery Grants.

Was asked: the total amount paid out in national lottery grants by his Department in respect of each county or constituency in the country; and the specific project funded for each grant allocation.More Button

The only items funded by my Department in 1995 from national lottery funds were Gaeleagras na Seirbhíse Poiblí, in respect of which provision of £110,000 was made in the 1995 Estimates, and the Irish ...More Button

Written Answers. - VRT Scrapping Scheme.

Was asked: the plans, if any, he has to extend the scheme for scrapping old motor cars which is due to expire at 31 September 1996 in view of the success of the scheme and whether he will reconsider expanding th...More Button

The £1,000 VRT scrapping scheme is due to end on 31 December 1996. I have no plans to extend it beyond that date, or to include second-hand cars in the manner previously proposed by the Deputy.More Button

Written Answers. - Disabled Driver's Tax Concession.

Was asked: the reason a person (details below) in County Meath who qualified for disabled driver's tax concessions including free motor tax and excise duty refund on petrol since 1988 has had these concessions s...More Button

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that they have no record of the refusal of any claim lodged recently by the person concerned under the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers (Taxation Con...More Button

Written Answers. - County Meath Flooding.

Was asked: the applications, if any, Meath County Council has made for funding in 1996 under Vote 10, L1 and L2 to remedy the flooding problems in Duleek, County Meath which has occurred in recent years; and if ...More Button

Written Answers. - Departmental Personnel.

Was asked: the number of task forces, interdepartmental committees and consultants engaged for special tasks, special investigatory committees and other such investigations under his Department; and if he will m...More Button

The following is a list of task forces, interdepartmental committees and consultants currently engaged for special tasks, special investigatory committees and other such investigations under the Depar...More Button

Written Answers. - National Lottery Grants.

The total amount allocated from national lottery funds to my Department in 1995 was £23.012 million. Approximately 80 per cent (£18.344 million) of this funding supported ongoing services and partly ...More Button


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