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# household-tax - Friday 15 March, 2013

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail

Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.

# household-tax - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Opposition TDs call for property tax reductions for struggling householders

Billy Kelleher and Mattie McGrath both called on the government to introduce reductions especially since they believe that some pressure has been lifted since a deal was reached on the promissory notes.

# household-tax - Monday 11 February, 2013

Disruptions at Dublin and Galway council meetings over property tax

Meetings of South Dublin and Fingal county councils, and of Galway City Council, were interrupted by protestors.

# household-tax - Monday 28 January, 2013

Cork City Council meeting abandoned after property tax protests Property Tax This post contains videos

Cork City Council meeting abandoned after property tax protests

Lord Mayor John Buttimer said the council’s fortnightly meeting could not continue given the “barracking” of protestors.

# household-tax - Saturday 26 January, 2013

You asked, we answered: What you wanted to know about the property tax (pt 2)

After last week’s Q&A about the property tax you had more questions so we’ve been getting you more answers…

# household-tax - Friday 14 December, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# household-tax - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Property tax 'won't kick in until July', tweets Fine Gael TD

Fine Gael’s Alan Farrell appears to confirm reports that the public will get six months’ warning of the property tax.

# household-tax - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# household-tax - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

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.

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.

# household-tax - Monday 16 July, 2012

Household charge collections still €63m off target

Around 39 per cent of the estimated 1.6 million households in the country have not yet registered to pay the charge.

# household-tax - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Boyd-Barrett ‘should be ashamed of himself’ over Household Charge boycott, insists Kenny

The Taoiseach can only barely hold back after Richard Boyd-Barrett uses Dáil time to promote an anti-household charge protest.

# household-tax - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Column: Ireland may not riot like Greece - but protests are spreading

The ongoing campaigns against the household charge, Anglo, and NAMA show the political terrain is ripe with possibility, writes Moira Murphy.

# household-tax - Monday 19 March, 2012

Government ministers' homes not exempt from household charge

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.