Dáil Éireann - Volume 649 - 11 March, 2008
Written Answers. - Tax Yield.
Deputy Kathleen Lynch Deputy Kathleen Lynch
Deputy Kathleen Lynch asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance the amount of excise duty and VAT which has been received on home heating oil for the past three years in which figures are available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10548/08]
Deputy Brian Cowen Deputy Brian Cowen
Deputy Brian Cowen: I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the information available for home heating oil refers to the consumption of Kerosene and Marked Gas Oil. As Marked Gas Oil is also used for Industrial and Commercial Heating, agricultural use and transport, it is not possible to accurately state what portion of the total usage of Marked Gas Oil is used solely for home heating purposes. The tax revenue collected from Mineral Oil Tax and VAT on marked gas oil and kerosene for the years 2005 to 2007 is as follows.
Dáil Éireann 649 Written Answers. Tax Yield.