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#Household charge

# household-charge - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes
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# Said And Done

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes

Mar 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,448 Views 3 Comments

“I was honest with the Tribunal and I gave it truthful evidence and I reject completely any suggestion that I did otherwise.”

# household-charge - Saturday 24 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 24th 2012, 7:59 PM 6,433 Views 14 Comments

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

In pictures: Household charge protesters rally in campaign against payment
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

In pictures: Household charge protesters rally in campaign against payment

Mar 24th 2012, 4:14 PM 10,151 Views 146 Comments

The 2,000-seater National Stadium wasn’t able to hold all of those who gathered for today’s protest.

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

Poll: Have you paid the household charge?

Mar 24th 2012, 2:30 PM 12,668 Views 145 Comments

There’s exactly one week to go before the deadline for paying the charge and the government insists there’ll be a last minute rush. So we’re asking – have you paid it?

Three anti-household charge TDs unhappy with national rally
# Tension
# Tension

Three anti-household charge TDs unhappy with national rally

Mar 24th 2012, 1:48 PM 7,402 Views 66 Comments

Three of the nine TDs involved in the campaign against the household charge have criticised the Socialist Party TDs for taking key speaking slots at today’s rally in Dublin.

# household-charge - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Higgins says Government delusional on a “Marie Antoinette scale”
# Let Them Eat Cake
# Let Them Eat Cake

Higgins says Government delusional on a “Marie Antoinette scale”

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:30 PM 5,397 Views 103 Comments

Socialist Party leader says that the government are in denial over the household charge – and says that people are not going to pay.

# household-charge - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 21st 2012, 7:50 PM 3,761 Views 0 Comments

Your essential news round-up, including the day’s biggest stories plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

Postmasters 'mystified' that Household Charge cannot be paid at Post Office
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# Household Charge

Postmasters 'mystified' that Household Charge cannot be paid at Post Office

Mar 21st 2012, 6:29 PM 4,704 Views 40 Comments

The Department of the Environment has said it was not possible as a procurement process would have been needed, which would have delayed the forthcoming property tax.

Unite urges members not to pay household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Unite urges members not to pay household charge

Mar 21st 2012, 7:35 AM 3,632 Views 111 Comments

The trade union has dismissed the charge as unfair and called on its members not to pay – all 60,000 of them.

# household-charge - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Household charge: 286,000 register to pay as union urges boycott
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# Household Charge

Household charge: 286,000 register to pay as union urges boycott

Mar 20th 2012, 2:50 PM 7,473 Views 154 Comments

The latest figures show that around 36,000 properties have registered to pay since last Thursday evening but that’s less than fifth of the number eventually expected to pay.

# household-charge - Monday 19 March, 2012

Government ministers' homes not exempt from household charge
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# Household Charge

Government ministers' homes not exempt from household charge

Mar 19th 2012, 4:12 PM 9,711 Views 106 Comments

An answer to a parliamentary question posed to Environment Minister Phil Hogan raised concerns that ministers’ homes are exempt from the household charge – but the government says this is not the case.

People using household charge "to express their anger", says Wallace
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

People using household charge "to express their anger", says Wallace

Mar 19th 2012, 10:27 AM 7,507 Views 191 Comments

Independent TD Mick Wallace said today that people are showing their anger at the government through refusing to pay the household charge.

# household-charge - Sunday 18 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 18th 2012, 7:54 PM 7,069 Views 7 Comments

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

Govt may change data protection law to collect household charge - Hogan
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Govt may change data protection law to collect household charge - Hogan

Mar 18th 2012, 2:27 PM 8,462 Views 224 Comments

The Minister for the Environment said that people who don’t pay “won’t get away with it”.

# household-charge - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics

Mar 17th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,423 Views 4 Comments

Plus: An all-time record for Irish exports, and how many of the government’s 109 TDs were in the Dáíl on Wednesday night…

# household-charge - Friday 16 March, 2012

Household Charge registrations pass 250,000 mark with two weeks to go
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# Household Charge

Household Charge registrations pass 250,000 mark with two weeks to go

Mar 16th 2012, 10:56 AM 6,194 Views 125 Comments

As of yesterday evening, 251,458 properties had been registered – but that’s still less than a sixth of the liable households.

# household-charge - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

High Court gives leave for challenge to English-only household charge legislation
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

High Court gives leave for challenge to English-only household charge legislation

Mar 14th 2012, 9:34 PM 8,090 Views 88 Comments

The challenge will be brought by Fianna Fáil councillor and Gaeilgeoir Thomas Brabazon.

# household-charge - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Poll: Should utility bills be used to ensure Household Charge is paid by all?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should utility bills be used to ensure Household Charge is paid by all?

Mar 11th 2012, 12:52 PM 12,105 Views 186 Comments

In today’s poll we ask what you think of the Government plans to use certain means available to it to ensure everyone who is liable pays?

# household-charge - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Column: Ignore the conspiracy theories - the household charge must be paid
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ignore the conspiracy theories - the household charge must be paid

Mar 3rd 2012, 8:15 AM 555 Views 212 Comments

There is an increasing amount of gibberish masquerading as legal fact about things like the household charge, writes Fergal Crehan. It’s dangerous and it needs to end.

# household-charge - Thursday 1 March, 2012

TD calls for extension and flexibility on household charge
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# Household Charge

TD calls for extension and flexibility on household charge

Mar 1st 2012, 7:24 PM 5,844 Views 79 Comments

Earlier this week, Dept of the Environment figures showed that fewer than one in ten homes have registered to pay.

# household-charge - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Fewer than one in ten homes have registered for Household Charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Fewer than one in ten homes have registered for Household Charge

Feb 29th 2012, 10:27 AM 4,244 Views 106 Comments

Today is the deadline for signing up to a direct debit payment for the €100 charge.

# household-charge - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Protests against Household Charge to take place today
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# Household Charge

Protests against Household Charge to take place today

Feb 25th 2012, 11:46 AM 2,429 Views 68 Comments

Nationwide protests against the Government’s proposed €100 Household Charge are to take place today, with the Campaign Against Household & Water Taxes urging householders to boycott the charge.

# household-charge - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats
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# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Feb 18th 2012, 6:59 PM 3,160 Views 3 Comments

Greek MPs, Irish jobs, German cable ties, and all the other news from the week in handy numerical format…

GALLERY: Single parents protest at 'discriminatory' Budget cuts
# S.P.A.R.K.
# S.P.A.R.K.

GALLERY: Single parents protest at 'discriminatory' Budget cuts

Feb 18th 2012, 5:49 PM 5,114 Views 81 Comments

The SPARK (Single Parents Acting for the Rights of Kids) group took to the streets against cuts to allowances and schemes.

# household-charge - Friday 17 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 17th 2012, 7:54 PM 4,486 Views 2 Comments

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

93 per cent of homes haven’t paid household charge yet
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# Household Charge

93 per cent of homes haven’t paid household charge yet

Feb 17th 2012, 12:32 PM 8,357 Views 179 Comments

Figures provided by the Department of the Environment show that only one out of every 15 households has paid up so far.

SIPTU calls for suspension of 'unfair' household charge
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# Household Charge

SIPTU calls for suspension of 'unfair' household charge

Feb 17th 2012, 12:09 PM 3,185 Views 59 Comments

The country’s largest trade union said that the €100 household charge penalises low and middle income families and called on the government to suspend it.

# household-charge - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 15th 2012, 7:38 PM 4,946 Views 3 Comments

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge

Feb 15th 2012, 6:44 PM 7,429 Views 130 Comments

Homeowners are expected to have arrangements in place to pay the €100 flat charge by next month.

# household-charge - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Hundreds join County Galway campaign against household and septic charges
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Hundreds join County Galway campaign against household and septic charges

Feb 7th 2012, 10:20 AM 1,476 Views 13 Comments

They gathered at a meeting organised by the No Household Tax group in Galway last night. The news comes after the Environment Minister said there is ‘no excuse’ to not pay the septic charge.

Hogan says there is 'no excuse' not to pay septic tank charge
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Hogan says there is 'no excuse' not to pay septic tank charge

Feb 7th 2012, 8:31 AM 6,517 Views 81 Comments

The Environment Minister was speaking after he announced that the mandatory inspection fee for owners of septic tanks was reduced to €5 for the first three months.

# household-charge - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 1st 2012, 7:49 PM 4,352 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Body discovered in Rudo Mawere case; computer-guided bullets; and Ray D’Arcy gets a new job…

Over 68,000 have now registered to pay the household charge
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# Household Charge

Over 68,000 have now registered to pay the household charge

Feb 1st 2012, 1:42 PM 5,083 Views 87 Comments

The goverment is hoping the interim tax can raise €160 million in revenue.

# household-charge - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Property tax to replace household charge 'as soon as possible'
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Property tax to replace household charge 'as soon as possible'

Jan 31st 2012, 9:25 PM 8,467 Views 135 Comments

The Government hopes the new tax will bring in three times as much revenue as the €100 household charge.

# household-charge - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Column: Why the household charge is a ‘gateway tax’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why the household charge is a ‘gateway tax’

Jan 19th 2012, 6:30 PM 44 Views 80 Comments

Socialist TD Clare Daly is suggesting that it might be time to revive the Irish-coined concept of boycott instead of complying with the €100 household levy.