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#Property Tax

# property-tax - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Debate Room: Property tax rates are unfair on those living in South County Dublin

High and rapidly increasing house prices have meant that Dublin homeowners shoulder a high proportion of the local property tax bill.

# property-tax - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Sinn Féin wants to abolish the property tax at a cost of €440 million

The party also proposes a 7% levy on incomes over €100,000.

# property-tax - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Poll: Would a double property tax for vacant houses help ease the housing crisis? Double Down This post contains a poll

Poll: Would a double property tax for vacant houses help ease the housing crisis?

A report in today’s Sunday Business Post suggests that a Fine Gael motion on such a tax is unlikely to be challenged by Fianna Fáil.

# property-tax - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

More childcare, schools and capital spending, and lots of tax changes - Sinn Féin's budget proposals have received an advance copy of the party’s “alternative budget” to be unveiled today.

# property-tax - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year

Michael Noonan said homeowners can revalue their property if its been damaged by floods.

# property-tax - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Your property tax is being frozen until 2019

The government hopes to pass new legislation by Christmas.

# property-tax - Monday 16 November, 2015

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill

The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.

# property-tax - Monday 12 October, 2015

Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?

The Social Democrats made the claim while launching their pre-budget submission this morning.

# property-tax - Thursday 1 October, 2015

This man doesn't care that Sinn Féin 'scares the bejaysus' out of some people Shinnernomics This post contains videos

This man doesn't care that Sinn Féin 'scares the bejaysus' out of some people

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty dropped by to give us the Sinn Féin alternative.

# property-tax - Saturday 5 September, 2015

# property-tax - Monday 17 August, 2015

Revenue taking money from people who have undervalued their homes

The number of individuals who have mandatory reductions on pensions or wages has doubled since 2013.

# property-tax - Monday 6 April, 2015

Government accused of 'kite-flying' and 'buying back votes'

Are government placing ‘good news’ stories in time for an election?

# property-tax - Sunday 5 April, 2015

The government might cap the Property Tax

The Tánaiste says that there has to be a reaction to rising property prices.

# property-tax - Sunday 1 March, 2015

More than 7,300 properties have had their property tax increased

This is since the charge was introduced in May 2013.

# property-tax - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Payments of the Household Charge still being received every day

45,000 of us have had the Household Charge taken from our wages or pensions

# property-tax - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does it cost to replace the lightbulb at the top of the Spire?

# property-tax - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Here’s some good news if you haven’t paid your property tax yet LPT

Here’s some good news if you haven’t paid your property tax yet

Revenue has extended the deadline after a large volume of calls in recent days.

# property-tax - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Kenny assures homeowners that property tax rates won’t explode

The Government is planning to review property tax rates as the price freeze nears an end.

# property-tax - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Warnings of an "uncontrollable" rise in Local Property Tax

By law, householders are expected to revalue their properties in November 2017. There are concerns this could add hundreds of euros to annual bills in the Dublin area.

# property-tax - Saturday 11 October, 2014

The Revenue wants to know how you're going to pay your property tax

Around 1 million letters will be sent out over the coming weeks.

# property-tax - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%

A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.

# property-tax - Monday 29 September, 2014

Cork City Council to cut property tax by 10%

Louth councillors also voted to reduce the tax – by 1.5%.

# property-tax - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Does cutting property tax make homelessness worse?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# property-tax - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Caught for the second home tax? This information could save you €3,000

Those in dire straits may be able to negotiate with local councils by Friday – but after that the penalties jump massively.

# property-tax - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Revenue want homeowners to justify property tax valuation if house value has increased

The 2013 valuation will have to be justified if the value of the home has increased by over 15%.

# property-tax - Monday 21 July, 2014

Want a cut in income tax? It could mean tripling the property tax One Step Forward This post contains a poll

Want a cut in income tax? It could mean tripling the property tax

A Department of Finance paper also found that the economy could be boosted by lowering the cost of credit for SMEs

# property-tax - Friday 18 July, 2014

Revenue collects €310m in property tax and household charge payments

The compliance rates for local property tax payments this year is 94%.

# property-tax - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

How many people aren’t paying property tax because their homes have pyrite?

In order to avoid the property tax, a homeowner has to get a certificate confirming the presence of significant pyrite damage.

# property-tax - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Pat Rabbitte: There is no squabble in government about the property tax

The Communications Minister plays down talk of a Cabinet rift over the proceeds from the local property tax.

# property-tax - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Taoiseach insists water for children will be free

Enda Kenny also confirmed that the water charges will not exceed €240 per year.

# property-tax - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

200,000 homeowners told property tax will be taken from their wages and pensions

More than 200,000 letters will be sent by the middle of the month.

# property-tax - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Fantasy or reality? Pearse Doherty wanted to explain 'Shinnernomics', so here's what he said...

They’re the subject of much debate so we asked Sinn Féin a few questions about their budget proposals this week. Here’s what the party finance spokesperson said…

# property-tax - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties

Labour Cllr Brendan Carr has said that, if implemented, the plan would amount to ‘punishing’ Dubliners for paying the LPT.

# property-tax - Monday 23 June, 2014

Sinn Féin may be getting ready for government, but is it ready for questions about policy?

Analysis: The Sinn Féin president struggled with specifics in an interview this morning but he and others will face similar questions in the months ahead.

# property-tax - Saturday 21 June, 2014

The world's most famous economist thinks the property tax is unfair*

*But only if you’re in negative equity.

# property-tax - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Fine Gael say Sinn Féin's economics were 'disastrous' in France. Were they? Here are the facts...

‘Wealth tax’, ‘higher income tax rate’, Hollande tried that didn’t he? Well sort of…

Shinnernomics: Opponents call them fantasy, so how realistic are Sinn Féin's budget proposals?

The rise of Sinn Féin raises obvious questions about what they would do in government. We take a closer look at the party’s economic policies.

# property-tax - Friday 25 April, 2014

Cracking down on crime and eliminating parking fees - Fianna Fáil's plan for Dublin

The party also want to clean up the Liffey and create more pedestrian areas in the capital.

# property-tax - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Poll: Should people living in areas with more businesses pay less property tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people living in areas with more businesses pay less property tax?

Reports today suggest that Fine Gael could be committing to this as part of their local elections manifesto.

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