Revealed: Kilkenny's motor tax office collected over...

The figures are up until November of this year...

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Revealed: Kilkenny's motor tax office collected over...

The total collected nationwide up until November of this year came to €954 million

Kilkenny's motor tax office collected over €20 million in receipts up to November of this year, new figures have revealed.

Fianna Fáil's Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Housing for details on the the amount collected in motor tax receipts by each local authority in 2016 and to date in 2017.

Minister Eoghan Murphy provided details on gross motor tax receipts for each licensing authority for 2016 and for January to November 2017.

He said: “The online receipts figures include vehicle licences and arrears.”

Motor tax office receipts figures incorporate vehicle licences, arrears, miscellaneous receipts, trade plates, and goods vehicles trailer licences.

Kilkenny's figures for 2017 breakdown as €6.7 million in receipts from the Motor Tax Office and €13.5 million in online receipts.

Last year, the licensing authority collected €7.9 million at the Motor Tax Office and €14.4 million online with a total of €22.4 million collected across the year.

The total collected nationwide up until November of this year came to €954 million and over €1 billion in 2016.