Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Department of Finance
Tax Reliefs Costs
117. To ask the Minister for Finance the estimated cost of reintroducing the tax relief for trade union subscriptions based on 2010 figures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52001/19]
The following table sets out details of the cost of the tax relief for trade union subscriptions in the seven years immediately prior to its end, including 2010 (in which year, the measure cost some €26 million):
|Year||Cost (€ million)||No. of Claims|
I am advised by Revenue that while these figures may not provide an accurate indicator of future costs of a new scheme, there is no other basis available to Revenue on which to estimate such costs.