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#Household charge

# household-charge - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Column: Why is the payment of €1.5bn to bondholders not news?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is the payment of €1.5bn to bondholders not news?

Apr 11th 2012, 5:31 PM 28 Views 87 Comments

AIB was recapitalised by this country’s citizens after its reckless lending strategy – and one backed by bondholders. Now, writes independent TD Stephen Donnelly, those bondholders continue to make no losses at all.

# household-charge - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Estimated 890,000 have paid the household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Estimated 890,000 have paid the household charge

Apr 10th 2012, 5:42 PM 4,689 Views 107 Comments

The official deadline passed on 31 March but several thousand property owners have paid the €100 charge over the past ten days.

# household-charge - Friday 6 April, 2012

Several thousand a day paying the household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Several thousand a day paying the household charge

Apr 6th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,047 Views 78 Comments

The final deadline was at midnight last Saturday when an estimated 800,000 people had paid – but how many people have paid the charge now?

# household-charge - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

How many people have paid the household charge now?
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

How many people have paid the household charge now?

Apr 4th 2012, 10:11 PM 16,028 Views 237 Comments

The official deadline passed at midnight on Saturday night – but more people have paid since then.

# household-charge - Monday 2 April, 2012

Sinn Fein councillors walk out of Dublin City Council meeting
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Sinn Fein councillors walk out of Dublin City Council meeting

Apr 2nd 2012, 10:02 PM 11,135 Views 148 Comments

Five councillors walked out after they said Lord Mayor Andrew Montague refused to take an emergency motion they submitted on the Household Charge.

Government must 'take stock' of household charge situation - Shortall
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Government must 'take stock' of household charge situation - Shortall

Apr 2nd 2012, 10:03 AM 5,051 Views 97 Comments

The junior minister said “mistakes were made” and the Government needed to pause before taking more decisions.

# household-charge - Sunday 1 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 1st 2012, 8:12 PM 8,741 Views 0 Comments

Our nightly round-up of the day’s main news, and the bits-and-pieces you might have missed…

Dublin councillors to debate motion on abolition of Household Charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Dublin councillors to debate motion on abolition of Household Charge

Apr 1st 2012, 5:08 PM 10,482 Views 116 Comments

The motion is being tabled by Sinn Féin, whose councillors have accused Phil Hogan of showing “monumental hypocrisy”.

Reilly defends Hogan’s ‘€4k of unpaid service charges on Portugal holiday home’
# Unpaid Bills
# Unpaid Bills

Reilly defends Hogan’s ‘€4k of unpaid service charges on Portugal holiday home’

Apr 1st 2012, 2:20 PM 13,030 Views 173 Comments

Hogan owes over €4,000 in unpaid service charges on a holiday home in Portugal, the Sunday Independent reports today.

Over 805,000 out of 1.6m register for household charge before deadline
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Over 805,000 out of 1.6m register for household charge before deadline

Apr 1st 2012, 7:38 AM 9,390 Views 186 Comments

Just over half of those expected to pay the €100 tax did so before last night’s deadline.

# household-charge - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Hogan thanks 798,957 Household Charge registrants for ‘genuine patriotism’
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Hogan thanks 798,957 Household Charge registrants for ‘genuine patriotism’

Mar 31st 2012, 11:30 PM 20,109 Views 326 Comments

The environment minister says the charge is a “legacy left behind” and wouldn’t be pursued if an alternative had been found.

GALLERY: 5,000 attend anti-Household Charge demo in Dublin
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

GALLERY: 5,000 attend anti-Household Charge demo in Dublin

Mar 31st 2012, 4:35 PM 7,979 Views 77 Comments

Thousands gathered outside the National Convention Centre, where Fine Gael’s Ard-Fheis is taking place this weekend.

FG: Gardaí 'instructed blinds to be pulled' as protests gathered outside Árd Fheis
# Protests
# Protests

FG: Gardaí 'instructed blinds to be pulled' as protests gathered outside Árd Fheis

Mar 31st 2012, 3:14 PM 7,708 Views 120 Comments

Gardaí reportedly advised that blinds be pulled at the Convention Centre as anti-household charge protesters gathered outside.

Nearly 60,000 have paid household charge in past 24 hours
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Nearly 60,000 have paid household charge in past 24 hours

Mar 31st 2012, 10:47 AM 5,722 Views 125 Comments

The Local Government Management Agency now estimates that just under 640,000 properties have registered or paid the controversial €100 tax.

In pictures: The 76th Fine Gael Ard Fheis gets underway in Dublin
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

In pictures: The 76th Fine Gael Ard Fheis gets underway in Dublin

Mar 31st 2012, 9:29 AM 3,366 Views 19 Comments

Delegates arrived at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night as Taoiseach Enda Kenny opened proceedings.

POLL: Will you have paid the household charge by end of the day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

POLL: Will you have paid the household charge by end of the day?

Mar 31st 2012, 8:45 AM 11,708 Views 164 Comments

It’s the last day to pay the household charge of €100. If you are one of those told they must pay it, will you have done so by the end of today?

Planning NOT to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Planning NOT to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do

Mar 31st 2012, 8:15 AM 15,178 Views 128 Comments

So you’re liable for the household charge but you’ve decided you’re not going to pay? Here’s a few things you might want to do instead.

Planning to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do
# Explainer
# Explainer

Planning to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do

Mar 31st 2012, 8:15 AM 13,342 Views 31 Comments

Today is the deadline for paying the household charge. Decided you want to pay but not sure what to do? Here are your options.

# household-charge - Friday 30 March, 2012

Updated: €62 million collected from Household Charge so far
# Daily Count
# Daily Count

Updated: €62 million collected from Household Charge so far

Mar 30th 2012, 9:09 PM 13,969 Views 339 Comments

Just one day before the deadline, the Department says figures are showing “momentum”.

Column: Cardinal Rules - On the household charge and the stranger at the door
# Cardinal Rules
From The Daily Edge
# Cardinal Rules

Column: Cardinal Rules - On the household charge and the stranger at the door

Mar 30th 2012, 7:30 PM 1 View 6 Comments

This week, the (Not) Primate of All Ireland and his pals worry about levies, escaped convicts… and spiked lemonade.

'Still a million forms out there' as household charge deadline approaches
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

'Still a million forms out there' as household charge deadline approaches

Mar 30th 2012, 8:35 AM 3,725 Views 136 Comments

The chief executive of the Local Government Management Agency said that around 550,000 households have now paid or registered for the €100 tax.

Phil Hogan Inspecting Mail Bags Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of The Day

Phil Hogan Inspecting Mail Bags Pic of the Day

Mar 30th 2012, 7:38 AM 5,047 Views 93 Comments

No comment.

# household-charge - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Over half a million have paid the household charge
# 2 Days To Go
# 2 Days To Go

Over half a million have paid the household charge

Mar 29th 2012, 8:35 PM 9,411 Views 236 Comments

A poll today found 61 per cent of householders say they will pay the €100 charge, with 39 per cent saying they won’t.

# household-charge - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,900 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge
# 3 Days To Go
# 3 Days To Go

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge

Mar 28th 2012, 6:10 PM 8,753 Views 191 Comments

Just over 31,000 payments were made in the past day – a slight decrease on the previous 24 hours.

Hogan moves to plug Irish language gaps in Household Charge law
# Courts
# Courts

Hogan moves to plug Irish language gaps in Household Charge law

Mar 28th 2012, 3:55 PM 3,727 Views 68 Comments

An Irish edition of the legislation permitting the household charge, and the list of exempted ghost estates, have been produced.

Homeowners warned over bogus household charge collectors
# Scam
# Scam

Homeowners warned over bogus household charge collectors

Mar 28th 2012, 11:02 AM 4,251 Views 43 Comments

Con artists are reportedly using the household charge deadline as a way to extort money from residents in some areas.

Creighton: We need to send a 'strong signal of commitment' in referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Creighton: We need to send a 'strong signal of commitment' in referendum

Mar 28th 2012, 9:30 AM 2,522 Views 145 Comments

Creighton says she doesn’t want to “dictate to any citizen” about how to voting in the upcoming fiscal compact referendum – but warns that future external funding may dry up if Ireland says No.

"57 black sacks" of household charge payments already received - Hogan
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

"57 black sacks" of household charge payments already received - Hogan

Mar 28th 2012, 9:10 AM 7,356 Views 170 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan said many envelopes are sitting in Government offices waiting to be opened.

# household-charge - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 27th 2012, 7:56 PM 5,225 Views 5 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Three-quarters of homes still to pay household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Three-quarters of homes still to pay household charge

Mar 27th 2012, 6:59 PM 5,040 Views 167 Comments

395,232 homes had paid the charge by 5pm this evening – that’s just under a quarter of the 1.6 million liable homes.

Gilmore admits 'difficulties' allowing household charge payment
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore admits 'difficulties' allowing household charge payment

Mar 27th 2012, 5:17 PM 4,672 Views 114 Comments

The Tánaiste also accuses opposition leaders of misleading the public saying how expensive the charge could yet become.

# household-charge - Monday 26 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 26th 2012, 7:52 PM 5,322 Views 2 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Hayes says 'no difficulty paying household charge' as over 363k register
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Hayes says 'no difficulty paying household charge' as over 363k register

Mar 26th 2012, 6:00 PM 8,746 Views 123 Comments

The Minister of State admitted the government needed to “learn lessons” from the handling of the controversial €100 tax.

Ministers add to Household Charge confusion
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Ministers add to Household Charge confusion

Mar 26th 2012, 10:27 AM 5,040 Views 151 Comments

Phil Hogan had to correct a statement made by Joan Burton to confirm that the Household Charge cannot be paid at the Post Office.