Thursday, 28 January 2016
Department of Finance
Research and Development Supports
104. To ask the Minister for Finance the tax expenditure associated with research and development tax credits in each of the years 2011 to 2015 in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3717/16]
I assume that the Question relates to the annual Exchequer cost of the Research and Development (R&D) tax credit.
I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the information is as follows:
Published statistics in respect of the R&D tax credit are available on the Revenue Statistics webpage at .
The tax cost for 2014 has not yet been finalised as returns are currently being processed. Figures for 2015 or forecasts for later years are not yet available.