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Northern Ireland (Tax Revenue)

Volume 13: debated on Friday 27 November 1981

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the total revenue return from all tax sources in Northern Ireland in the last financial year.

The total of Customs and Excise revenue, vehicle excise duty, rates, and national insurance surcharge attributable to Northern Ireland in 1980–81 is estimated to be about £725 million. Because of changes in accounting procedure for years after 1978–79, it is no longer possible to attribute net receipts of Inland Revenue duties between England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.