Dáil Éireann - Volume 433 - 29 June, 1993

Written Answers. - Alcohol Sales Revenue.

113. Miss Quill asked the Minister for Finance the amount of revenue received by the Government from tax and VAT on the sales of alcohol in each of the years 1990 and 1991.

Minister for Finance (Mr. B. Ahern): Excise duty receipts on the sales of alcohol in each of the years 1990 and 1991 are as follows:

1990

1991

IR£m.

IR£m.

437

441

VAT returns are not completed in a manner which would enable the yield from particular goods or services to be identified. From available Excise and other data, it has been estimated that the VAT yield from the sales of alcohol in each of the years 1990 and 1991 is as follows:

1990

1991

IR£m.

IR£m.

315

305