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#Household charge

# household-charge - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

How many Irish towns are ‘clean’? How much for an e-voting machine? And just how hard can a Sudoku be?

# household-charge - Thursday 12 January, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?

Nearly a quarter don't know if they're liable for household charge - poll

While 15 per cent of people say they will not pay the controversial tax, according to a Red C poll for Paddy Power.

# household-charge - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

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Poll: Have you paid the household charge?

Almost every homeowner in Ireland is liable for the controversial charge, but have you paid it yet or will you at all?

# household-charge - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Column: I don't have political leanings - but neither, it seems, has Labour

This week, former trader Nick Leeson explains how he left London believing all UK political parties were the same – and how it looks like Ireland’s Labour party is also losing its Robin Hood status.

# household-charge - Saturday 7 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Including a hot air balloon crash, why French people are not visiting Ireland and will Anne Doyle be back on our screens soon?

Over 18,000 register to pay the household charge in first week

Just one person paid the €100 charge on New Year’s Day – the first day it was possible to pay – but the numbers have steadily risen over the week.

# household-charge - Thursday 5 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: Warnings over mortgage interest relief, Phil Hogan’s website woes, Vita Cortex owner “can’t move money” – and a solution to modern dinner part complaints?

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Minister for the Environment insists household charge site is "fully secure"

Phil Hogan was responding to criticisms by the Data Protection Commissioner earlier today who said it was a “somewhat disturbing development” that the gov

Data Protection Commissioner 'concerned' over household charge collection

Billy Hawkes said the State’s possible use of the ESB to gather information to collect the household charge is a “disturbing development”.

# household-charge - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Late payment fee warning issued over €100 Household Charge

Around 700 people have already paid the charge, which came into effect on 1 January, according to the Household Charge Project Board.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know this morning….

# household-charge - Friday 23 December, 2011

Property tax will raise around €500m - Taoiseach

Enda Kenny has also indicated that the proposed graduated tax could be collected by local authorities instead of central government.

# household-charge - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Expert group set to issue property tax recommendations within four months

The government is expediting the process to determine what will eventually replace the already controversial household charge.

# household-charge - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Cost of temporary housing for Priory Hall residents to top €700,000

Dublin City Council has revealed that providing accommodation for the displaced residents of the unsafe complex will cost over €700,000.

# household-charge - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Priory Hall residents say they won't pay household charge

As long as they are not living in their homes, residents of Priory Hall – who are in temporary accommodation – say they will not pay the household charge.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# household-charge - Saturday 17 December, 2011

New household charge could be docked from wages or welfare

People who boycott the annual payment – including several TDs – could see it taken directly from their paychecks or benefits, the Government has confirmed.

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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you should know by 9am…

# household-charge - Friday 16 December, 2011

Pearse Doherty won't pay Household Charge - but says don't follow his lead

The Sinn Féin TD has said that anyone who doesn’t pay the charge should be mindful of legal and financial consequences.

Five Sinn Féin TDs will not pay the household charge

There are now 14 TDs in total who will not pay the €100 charge when it comes into effect in the New Year.

# household-charge - Thursday 15 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge

A group representing landlords said its members would be forced to pass on the charge to tenants as TDs today outlined their reasons for not paying.

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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott

Socialists and others have outlined a campaign where they will urge 1.6 million households not to register for the charge.

# household-charge - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge

Over half-a-dozen TDs say they will not pay the €100 tax when it comes into effect in the New Year with a number of Sinn Féin deputies considering their options.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Higgins urges public to boycott 'unjust' €100 Household Charge

Socialist Clare Daly and independent Thomas Pringle both say they will neither register for, nor pay, the new household charge.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you should know by 9am…

# household-charge - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Infographic of the day: Budget 2012

The VAT increase, the Household Charge, cigarettes and alcohol – get all of the main points of Budget 2012 in two rather nifty infographics.

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Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

Column: Here’s why the VAT increase won’t send people flocking North

The VAT increase won’t lead to a repeat of 2008′s queues at the Border – but that doesn’t make it a good idea, writes Ronan Lyons.

# household-charge - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

As it happened: Budget 2012 liveblog

Join us for live video and text commentary, as Michael Noonan tells us how he plans to raise €1.6bn in extra taxes next year.

Budget 2012: Who exactly has to pay the €100 Household Charge?

The new Household Charge is one of the most controversial proposals in the Budget – but who exactly is going to have to pay the new €100 charge?

Budget 2012: Help for first-time buyers - but it 'won't solve real problems'

Michael Noonan also confirmed the introduction of the widely expected €100 household charge.

Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech… as a word cloud

A pictorial representation of Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech, as delivered to Dáil Éireann this afternoon.

In full: Michael Noonan's Budget speech to the Dáil

The full text, as prepared in advance, of Michael Noonan’s Budget 2012 speech to the Dáil delivered this afternoon.

# household-charge - Monday 5 December, 2011

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As it happened: Brendan Howlin's Budget 2012 speech to the Dáil

Miss the announcement? Never fear. Here’s our text commentary as Brendan Howlin set the ball rolling on Budget 2012.

'Less than €2 a week': Government publishes household charge bill

The charge will come into effect in the New Year the government has confirmed.