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Micheál Martin misled Dail about tax on heating oil | Eire

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The Taoiseach misled the Dail and the Irish folks by claiming it could not decrease the price of heating oil at residence as a result of there was no excise obligation on the gas, Sinn Fein stated.

Pearse Doherty, the occasion’s finance spokesman, learn out a current parliamentary reply from Treasury Secretary Paschal Donohoe, wherein he confirmed that the cost had been made and that “this excise obligation is named a gas tax”. Heating oil can also be known as mineral oil or kerosene.

Doherty stated the petroleum tax is €84 on a 1,000-litre fill for a typical family, and the federal government may have scrapped it if it had accepted a Sinn Fein modification to the Excise Responsibility Act handed on Tuesday night time.

“The federal government