Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach
Finance Bill 2016: Committee Stage (Resumed)
A 2% differential is one thing, but is the policy of Government now to reduce DIRT to 33% over a number of years and to leave the exit tax on other savings and investment products, such as life assurance investment products, at 41% indefinitely? Is it now the case that this link has been done away with or is it that a pragmatic decision has been made for this year on the basis of the cost of extending it across the board?