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#Household charge

# household-charge - Monday 3 December, 2012

Poll: Have you paid the Household Charge yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you paid the Household Charge yet?

Dec 3rd 2012, 10:13 AM 16,280 Views 178 Comments

With details of the property tax to be announced this week, we’re wondering: Have you handed over the €100 yet?

Boycotts, warnings and patriotism: A year of the household charge
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# Household Charge

Boycotts, warnings and patriotism: A year of the household charge

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:10 AM 5,173 Views 39 Comments

Just under 70 per cent of eligible households have paid or registered to pay the controversial €100 tax but that is only after a year of much protest and mis-management.

# household-charge - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Mayo County Council criticised for Household Charge court summonses
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Mayo County Council criticised for Household Charge court summonses

Oct 27th 2012, 3:44 PM 13,539 Views 139 Comments

“It will create outrage amongst the public.”

# household-charge - Friday 26 October, 2012

Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table
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# Household Charge

Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table

Oct 26th 2012, 5:59 PM 8,566 Views 96 Comments

The latest figures for a county-by-county breakdown show just over a third of homes have still not registered.

# household-charge - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet?

Oct 25th 2012, 10:14 AM 17,030 Views 253 Comments

Some householders are receiving warning letters in error but have you paid the €100 tax yet?

'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error

Oct 25th 2012, 9:34 AM 7,446 Views 55 Comments

The agency responsible for administering and collecting the charge says that householders who have received a letter but have paid the charge should contact them.

# household-charge - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 20th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,733 Views 0 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Roscommon man jumps for space to advertise his CV; the Prophet Seán Quinn; Enda having fun in Brussels.

# household-charge - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Property Tax: Where do the political parties stand?
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Property Tax: Where do the political parties stand?

Oct 7th 2012, 8:15 AM 7,668 Views 37 Comments

We know it’s on the way but which parties are in favour of it and which parties are not? Here is what they told us…

# household-charge - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Late payment penalties for household charge going up by €11 next Monday
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Late payment penalties for household charge going up by €11 next Monday

Sep 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,723 Views 74 Comments

Property owners who have not yet paid the household charge face increased penalties from Monday.

# household-charge - Monday 24 September, 2012

Report on property tax to be brought to Cabinet 'shortly'
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Report on property tax to be brought to Cabinet 'shortly'

Sep 24th 2012, 3:33 PM 4,465 Views 22 Comments

The Department of Environment has dismissed claims that the report by the expert group examining the issue is being suppressed.

# household-charge - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers

Sep 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 3,530 Views 0 Comments

Plus – which Irish area has been keeping all the single people to itself? And how little confidence is ‘confidence’?

# household-charge - Friday 21 September, 2012

Welfare payments will NOT be linked to Household Charge, says department
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# Household Charge

Welfare payments will NOT be linked to Household Charge, says department

Sep 21st 2012, 12:49 PM 5,237 Views 38 Comments

The Department of Social Protection has assured the public that it won’t ask for proof of payment before issuing benefits.

# household-charge - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Gilmore challenges Boyd-Barrett to find alternative to property tax
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore challenges Boyd-Barrett to find alternative to property tax

Sep 20th 2012, 12:25 PM 5,748 Views 90 Comments

The Tánaiste accuses left-wing TDs of failing to come up with their own proposals for how a property tax should be levied.

# household-charge - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Council abandons household charge-student grant link 'on legal advice'
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# Student Grants

Council abandons household charge-student grant link 'on legal advice'

Sep 19th 2012, 10:49 AM 6,463 Views 48 Comments

South Tipperary County Council says it decided not to link grant payments with the household charge after looking more closely.

# household-charge - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Hogan supports councils linking college grants to Household Charge
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# Household Charge

Hogan supports councils linking college grants to Household Charge

Sep 18th 2012, 2:47 PM 7,331 Views 182 Comments

The Minister for the Environment says delaying grant payments was not his idea, but is an understandable council policy.

Poll: Should grant holders have to prove payment of the household charge?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should grant holders have to prove payment of the household charge?

Sep 18th 2012, 11:24 AM 11,553 Views 211 Comments

Do you think Clare County Council is right to demand students provide proof of payment of the household charge before they receive grants?

Department "neither consulted nor informed" on council grant request
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# Household Charge

Department "neither consulted nor informed" on council grant request

Sep 18th 2012, 11:24 AM 4,539 Views 69 Comments

Clare County Council has said that it will prioritise grant payments to people who have paid the Household Charge, a move which has been condemned by the Union of Students in Ireland.

# household-charge - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Poll: Would you be happy to pay more tax for better services?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you be happy to pay more tax for better services?

Sep 2nd 2012, 1:11 PM 7,617 Views 100 Comments

Would you pay more taxes if you could be guaranteed the funds would go towards better services?

Sinn Féin to hold protest over Government funding cut for Dublin City Council
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Sinn Féin to hold protest over Government funding cut for Dublin City Council

Sep 2nd 2012, 12:58 PM 2,643 Views 70 Comments

A protest will be held outside City Hall at 6pm tomorrow in response to the decision of the Minister for Local Government to reduce funding for the Council based on the level of Household Charge collection.

# household-charge - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Senator says government should shelve property tax proposal
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Senator says government should shelve property tax proposal

Aug 28th 2012, 4:32 PM 5,755 Views 79 Comments

Fianna Fáil Senator Darragh O’Brien described the household charge as a “disaster” and said it is not the right time to put in place a new property tax system.

Poll: Should the new property tax be deducted from PAYE?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the new property tax be deducted from PAYE?

Aug 28th 2012, 10:28 AM 7,190 Views 120 Comments

The Department of Finance says it’s up to the Revenue Commissioners to decide how it’ll be levied. Should it be at source?

Department: Up to Revenue to decide how property tax is paid
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Department: Up to Revenue to decide how property tax is paid

Aug 28th 2012, 10:15 AM 2,779 Views 26 Comments

Though ministers will decide how the tax rate will be decided, it’s up to Revenue to see whether it may be deducted with PAYE.

# household-charge - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,784 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Property Tax introduction report 'will be considered by Govt in due course'
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Property Tax introduction report 'will be considered by Govt in due course'

Aug 26th 2012, 1:39 PM 4,428 Views 72 Comments

Recent updates to Ireland’s Memorandum of Understanding have shown plans to introduce the tax in Budget 2013.

# household-charge - Monday 20 August, 2012

# household-charge - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Current Affairs
From The Daily Edge
# Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 18th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,564 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.

# household-charge - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Poll: Have you paid the household charge?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you paid the household charge?

Aug 16th 2012, 9:18 AM 9,745 Views 131 Comments

New figures show that 61 per cent of households have now paid the charge. Have you?

Legal action flagged over failure to pay household charge
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# Household Charge

Legal action flagged over failure to pay household charge

Aug 16th 2012, 9:02 AM 5,261 Views 123 Comments

Second round of warning letters to be sent out soon as campaigners say they will not be bullied into paying charge.

# household-charge - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Householders ‘continuing to pay charge in significant numbers’, says agency head
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# Household Charge

Householders ‘continuing to pay charge in significant numbers’, says agency head

Aug 15th 2012, 8:35 AM 4,653 Views 164 Comments

LGMA chief executive Paul McSweeney says the household charge is essential, as payments top the €100 million mark.

# household-charge - Monday 13 August, 2012

Household charge: Second batch of reminder letters set to be issued
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# Household Charge

Household charge: Second batch of reminder letters set to be issued

Aug 13th 2012, 3:35 PM 7,871 Views 128 Comments

The agency responsible for collecting the charge says it’s matching its records with those of other state agencies.

# household-charge - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Poll: Would you rather household charge or property tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you rather household charge or property tax?

Aug 9th 2012, 11:58 AM 6,177 Views 132 Comments

Labour chairman Colm Keaveney has suggested that if property tax can’t be properly introduced next year, the household charge should be increased. What do you think?

# household-charge - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Revenue to collect new property tax
# Taxman
# Taxman

Revenue to collect new property tax

Jul 25th 2012, 11:10 AM 6,555 Views 66 Comments

The taxman, and not the LGMA, will be responsible for ensuring full compliance with the tax.

# household-charge - Monday 23 July, 2012

Second round of Household Charge warning letters to be sent in early August
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# Household Charge

Second round of Household Charge warning letters to be sent in early August

Jul 23rd 2012, 3:50 PM 6,222 Views 116 Comments

A third letter warning of court action over non-payment of charge by liable households is due to be sent out in September.