Dáil Éireann - Volume 475 - 26 February, 1997

Written Answers - Motor Taxation.

116. Mr. Bell asked the Minister for the Environment the cost of car tax in each of the years from 1986 to date in 1997 in each category; the increase which was applied to each category over this period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5319/97]

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Howlin): The annual rate of tax, i.e. vehicle excise duty, on cars for the years in question are set out in the following table:

Private Cars.

Rates from 1986-97.

Engine Capacity (c.c.)

From 1-3-86

From 1-4-91

From 1-4-92

£

£

£

Not over 1,000

70.00

77

92

1,001 to 1,100

104.50

116

138

1,101 to 1,200

114.00

126

150

1,201 to 1,300

123.50

137

163

1,301 to 1,400

133.00

147

175

1,401 to 1,500

142.50

158

188

1,501 to 1,600

176.00

192

232

1,601 to 1,700

187.00

204

247

1,701 to 1,800

216.00

234

288

1,801 to 1,900

228.00

247

304

1,901 to 2,000

240.00

260

320

2,001 to 2,100

294.00

336

410

2,101 to 2,200

308.00

352

429

2,201 to 2,300

322.00

368

449

2,301 to 2,400

336.00

384

468

2,401 to 2,500

350.00

400

488

2,501 to 2,600

390.00

418

572

2,601 to 2,700

405.00

436

594

2,701 to 2,800

420.00

454

616

[1066]2,801 to 2,900

435.00

472

638

2,901 to 3,000

450.00

490

660

3,001 or more

465.00

508

800

Plus 15.00 per 100 cc or part thereof.

Plus 18 per 100 cc or part thereof.

Nil

Electrical

70.00

77

92