Revenue Statistics Details of Tax Revenue - Ireland
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Contact OECD.RevenueStatistics@oecd.org. Including the subject line 'Revenue Statistics Country Table - Ireland', which will help us answer your enquiry more quickly
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Annual Report of the Revenue Commissioners, Financial Accounts and National Income and Expenditure Accounts.
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Country representatives on the OECD Working Party 2: Tax Policy and Tax Statistics of the Committee on Fiscal Affairs.
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The data was last received and processed in July 2018.
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The data for years 1965 to 1973 are on fiscal year basis (commencing on 1st April) and are therefore not strictly comparable with the data for later years, which are on a calendar year basis.
Revenue Statistics Details of Tax Revenue - IrelandContact person/organisation
Contact OECD.RevenueStatistics@oecd.org. Including the subject line 'Revenue Statistics Country Table - Ireland', which will help us answer your enquiry more quickly
Data source(s) used
Annual Report of the Revenue Commissioners, Financial Accounts and National Income and Expenditure Accounts.
Direct source
Country representatives on the OECD Working Party 2: Tax Policy and Tax Statistics of the Committee on Fiscal Affairs.
Date last input received
The data was last received and processed in July 2018.
Unit of measure usedEuroPower codeMillionsVariables collected
The data for personal income tax revenues differs from the ESA2010 presentation as payable tax credits are excluded in accordance with the presentation in earlier editions of the publication.

Heading 1200: Capital gains taxes paid by corporations are included in heading 1210.

Heading 2100: Includes contributions by self-employed and certain voluntary contributions.

Heading 2200: Since 1976 income tax paid by corporations and corporation profits tax have been replaced by corporation tax.

Heading 5111: Includes arrears of the wholesale and turnover taxes.

Tax receipts in 1988 were inflated by the success of the new arrangements for assessment and collection of tax. These arrangements included an amnesty for tax arrears paid by 30th September. This amnesty waived penalities and interest charge tax. It resulted in payments of 631 millons of euros spread across the main tax headings.

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This data is released at the same time as the annual OECD Revenue Statistics publication. The latest edition became available in December 2018.
Revenue Statisticshttp://oe.cd/revenue-statistics
Other data characteristics
From 1998, data are on accrual basis.
Other coverage
The data for years 1965 to 1973 are on fiscal year basis (commencing on 1st April) and are therefore not strictly comparable with the data for later years, which are on a calendar year basis.