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# Household charge

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Poll: Have you paid the Household Charge yet?
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
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.
Mayo County Council criticised for Household Charge court summonses
“It will create outrage amongst the public.”
Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table
The latest figures for a county-by-county breakdown show just over a third of homes have still not registered.
Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet?
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
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.
Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Roscommon man jumps for space to advertise his CV; the Prophet Seán Quinn; Enda having fun in Brussels.
Property Tax: Where do the political parties stand?
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…
Late payment penalties for household charge going up by €11 next Monday
Property owners who have not yet paid the household charge face increased penalties from Monday.
Report on property tax to be brought to Cabinet 'shortly'
The Department of Environment has dismissed claims that the report by the expert group examining the issue is being suppressed.
Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers
Plus – which Irish area has been keeping all the single people to itself? And how little confidence is ‘confidence’?
Welfare payments will NOT be linked to Household Charge, says department
The Department of Social Protection has assured the public that it won’t ask for proof of payment before issuing benefits.
Gilmore challenges Boyd-Barrett to find alternative to property tax
The Tánaiste accuses left-wing TDs of failing to come up with their own proposals for how a property tax should be levied.
Council abandons household charge-student grant link 'on legal advice'
South Tipperary County Council says it decided not to link grant payments with the household charge after looking more closely.
Hogan supports councils linking college grants to Household Charge
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?
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
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.
Poll: Would you be happy to pay more tax for better services?
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
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.
Senator says government should shelve property tax proposal
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?
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
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.
The Evening Fix: Sunday
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Property Tax introduction report 'will be considered by Govt in due course'
Recent updates to Ireland’s Memorandum of Understanding have shown plans to introduce the tax in Budget 2013.
Here is the week's news... skewed
BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.
Poll: Have you paid the household charge?
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
Second round of warning letters to be sent out soon as campaigners say they will not be bullied into paying charge.
Householders ‘continuing to pay charge in significant numbers’, says agency head
LGMA chief executive Paul McSweeney says the household charge is essential, as payments top the €100 million mark.
Household charge: Second batch of reminder letters set to be issued
The agency responsible for collecting the charge says it’s matching its records with those of other state agencies.
Poll: Would you rather household charge or property tax?
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?
Revenue to collect new property tax
The taxman, and not the LGMA, will be responsible for ensuring full compliance with the tax.
Second round of Household Charge warning letters to be sent in early August
A third letter warning of court action over non-payment of charge by liable households is due to be sent out in September.