Written Answers. - Advertising Expenditure.

Wednesday, 14 November 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 544 No. 1

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  165.  Mr. McGinley  Information on Dinny McGinley  Zoom on Dinny McGinley   asked the Minister for Finance  Information on Charlie McCreevy  Zoom on Charlie McCreevy   the total expenditure for his Department for television advertising to date in 2001; and the percentage of expenditure allocated to Irish established broadcasters regulated here compared to that allocated to non-Irish established broadcasters. [28178/01]

Minister for Finance (Mr. McCreevy): Information on Charlie McCreevy  Zoom on Charlie McCreevy  My Department has not incurred expenditure on television advertising to date in 2001.

  166.  Mr. McGrath  Information on Paul McGrath  Zoom on Paul McGrath   asked the Minister for Finance  Information on Charlie McCreevy  Zoom on Charlie McCreevy   the expenditure by the Revenue Commissioners on their advertising campaign concerning offshore accounts; if he will set out this expenditure on a monthly basis; the expenditure as per print and broadcast media; and the number of taxpayers who have to date come forward to make voluntary declarations. [28152/01]

Minister for Finance (Mr. McCreevy): Information on Charlie McCreevy  Zoom on Charlie McCreevy  The Deputy will be aware that the Revenue Commissioners have special arrangements in place for voluntary disclosure of underlying tax on bogus non-resident accounts – which must be complied with by tomorrow, 15 November 2001. The commissioners have informed me that shortly after that date they will be issuing a comprehensive statement covering all the aspects mentioned by the Deputy. In the circumstances, it would seem best to wait a few days for such comprehensive details.


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