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Written Answers — Department of Finance: Departmental Schemes (23 Nov 2021) See 4 other results from this answer

Darren O'Rourke: 236. To ask the Minister for Finance the cost of the cycle to work scheme in 2019 and 2020; the number of persons who availed of it in each year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [57029/21]

Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed) (18 Nov 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Bernard Durkan: ...the minimum impact. The Minister has a difficult job to do. We are trying to reduce emissions, which we have committed to, and rightly so. I hear the young generation saying that we can all cycle to work but we cannot. Some of us could have cycled to work once upon a time but I have no intention of going back to it any time soon if I can avoid it. For those who can and have a...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Departmental Schemes (9 Nov 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: Section 118(5G) of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (TCA 1997) provides for the Cycle-to-Work scheme. This scheme provides an exemption from benefit-in-kind (BIK) where an employer purchases a bicycle and associated safety equipment for an employee. Under section 118B TCA 1997 an employer and employee may also enter into a salary sacrifice arrangement under which the employee agrees to...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Reliefs (9 Nov 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Catherine Murphy: 241. To ask the Minister for Finance if he plans to include e-scooters as eligible methods of transport under the cycle to work scheme. [54014/21]

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Departmental Schemes (9 Nov 2021)

Michael McGrath: As the Deputy will be aware the Cycle to Work Scheme is a matter for my colleague the Minister for Finance. At the current time there is no basis to provide for e-scooters as a means of transport. My colleague the Minister for Transport is currently advancing the Road Traffic and Roads Bill which includes provision for measures to provide for the legal use of powered personal transporters,...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Electric Vehicles (19 Oct 2021)

Eamon Ryan: ...leisure purposes, and is encouraging more people to choose to cycle. I very much welcomed the announcement by my colleague, the Minister for Finance, of increased thresholds under the existing Cycle to Work Scheme as part of the 2020 July Stimulus package, as well as the expansion of the scheme to electric bikes, including e-cargo bikes. The changes to the Scheme are in line with...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Departmental Schemes (19 Oct 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: Section 118(5G) of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (TCA 1997) provides for the ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme. This scheme provides an exemption from benefit-in-kind (BIK) where an employer purchases a bicycle and associated safety equipment for an employee. The scheme is designed to be administratively simple in order to encourage employers to participate. Under section 118B TCA...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Departmental Schemes (19 Oct 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Gerald Nash: 361. To ask the Minister for Finance if he plans to reform and extend the cycle to work scheme to include those on social welfare benefits; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50485/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Reliefs (5 Oct 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: As the Deputy will be aware, section 118(5G) of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (TCA 1997) provides for the Cycle to Work scheme. This scheme provides an exemption from benefit-in-kind (BIK) where an employer purchases a bicycle and associated safety equipment for an employee and was introduced in 2009. The cycle to work scheme operates on a self-administration basis. Relief is...

Written Answers — Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth: Tax Reliefs (5 Oct 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 473. To ask the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he, in conjunction with the relevant Departments will consider putting a scheme in place similar to the cycle-to-work scheme for those on disability and invalidity allowance in order to financially assist them to access bicycles and electric scooters and so on. [47464/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Cycling Policy (21 Sep 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Cormac Devlin: 205. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will consider extending eligibility of the cycle to work scheme to persons who are retired by introducing a self-assessed tax credit in Budget 2022; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45075/21]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Cycling Policy (9 Sep 2021)

Eamon Ryan: ...engaged in the Programme in order to encourage as many employees as possible to consider sustainable transport modes such as cycling in their commute to and from work. It is also worth noting that the Cycle to Work Scheme, which falls under the remit of my colleague, the Minister for Finance, also assists employees with purchasing a bicycle to commute to work. Given its role in...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Grant Payments (27 Jul 2021)

Eamon Ryan: ...forward, including during the ongoing negotiations ahead of Budget 2022. I very much welcomed the announcement by my colleague, the Minister for Finance, of increased thresholds under the existing Cycle to Work Scheme as part of the 2020 July Stimulus package, as well as the expansion of the scheme to electric bikes, including e-cargo bikes. The changes to the Scheme are in line with the...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Reliefs (27 Jul 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Gerald Nash: 329. To ask the Minister for Finance the number of persons who availed of the cycle to work scheme in each of the years 2017 to 2020 and to date in 2021; the cost of the scheme in each of the years; the number of persons who accessed the maximum amount of tax relief in each of those years; the average tax relief in each year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39878/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Cycling Policy (27 Jul 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Gerald Nash: 360. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated cost of introducing a cycle to school scheme based on the cycle to work scheme by which a parent can claim back the cost of one bicycle per child through their salary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39918/21]

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action: Reduction of Carbon Emissions of 51% by 2030: Discussion (Resumed) (13 Jul 2021)

...people to live in an area where they do not need a car, that would be an equitable solution. I am thinking of somewhere that is appealing and has good reliable public transport, where they can walk and cycle to work, bring their kids to school and get shopping without a car. That is a win-win.

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (7 Jul 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Brian Leddin: 53. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will address the anomaly in which an e-bike qualifies under the cycle to work scheme but an e-bike kit does not; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36743/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Cycling Policy (15 Jun 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: As the Deputy will be aware, section 118(5G) of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (TCA 1997) provides for the Cycle to Work scheme. This scheme provides an exemption from benefit-in-kind (BIK) where an employer purchases a bicycle and associated safety equipment for an employee and was introduced in 2009. The cycle to work scheme operates on a self-administration basis. Relief is...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Crime Prevention (3 Jun 2021)

Heather Humphreys: The Programme for Government commits to significant investment in cycling infrastructure over the lifetime of the Government. This improved infrastructure, in addition to the continued success of the Cycle to Work scheme and other initiatives, have led to a significant increase in the number of cyclists and bikes on our roads in recent years. Inevitably this has also attracted thieves...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Cycling Policy (1 Jun 2021)

Eamon Ryan: .... As the Deputy may be aware, tax policy is a matter for my colleague, the Minister for Finance, in the first instance. I welcomed the announcement of increased thresholds under the existing Cycle to Work Scheme as part of the 2020 July Stimulus package, as well as the expansion of the scheme to electric bikes. The changes to the Scheme are in line with the commitment made in...

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