Levy on Plastic Bags

Department/Agency

Revenue Commissioners

Key information

The net yield from the environmental levy (introduced in March 2002) on the supply of plastic shopping bags at the point of sale.

Contact

The Revenue Statistics & Economic Research Branch at telephone + 353 (0) 1 8589366

Source

Quarterly return by retail outlets supplying plastic shopping bags at point of sale.

Scope

All retail outlets supplying plastic shopping bags at point of sale.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

2002

Timeliness

Typically within 12 months of the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • No classifications

Theme

Economy - Government Revenue and Expenditure

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-07-30

Keywords

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