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# lgma - Monday 20 May, 2019

There's a familiar, spellbinding book atop the list of most borrowed from Irish libraries last year

Children’s books dominate the top 20 list released today by the Local Government Management Agency.

# lgma - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Caught for the second home tax? This information could save you €3,000

Those in dire straits may be able to negotiate with local councils by Friday – but after that the penalties jump massively.

# lgma - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Windows in rented accommodation are not inspected for safety

The Dublin City Coroner has called for mandatory safety catches, but local authorities don’t inspect windows, it has been revealed.

# lgma - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Are you one in four people who have yet to pay your household charge? Household Charge This post contains a poll

Are you one in four people who have yet to pay your household charge?

The charge can still be paid up until 30 June 2013.

# lgma - Monday 4 February, 2013

Almost a quarter of homes fail to register septic tank by deadline

76.6 per cent of homes had registered their tank by this morning – with 113,957 homes risking a €5,000 fine.

# lgma - Monday 28 January, 2013

Septic tank registrations so far: how does your county rate?

Kerry county has the highest registration rate – but Dublin city residents have a lot of ground to make up.

Deadline looms as one third of waste water treatment systems remain unregistered

Those who don’t register by this Friday could face a fine of up to €5,000.

Govt departments doubling up for online encyclopaedia fees

Both the Department of Education and the Department of the Environment are currently paying for access to Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

# lgma - Thursday 27 September, 2012

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.

# lgma - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Septic tank registrations pass one-in-four mark before €5 deadline

Over 20,000 homes which are eligible for mandatory inspections have signed up in the last few days, but overall interest remains low.

# lgma - Monday 20 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# lgma - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Poll: Have you paid the household charge? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you paid the household charge?

New figures show that 61 per cent of households have now paid the charge. Have you?

# lgma - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

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.

# lgma - Monday 13 August, 2012

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.

# lgma - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Revenue to collect new property tax

The taxman, and not the LGMA, will be responsible for ensuring full compliance with the tax.

# lgma - Monday 23 July, 2012

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.

# lgma - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Council managers share 'disappointment' with Household Charge payments after budget cuts

The County and City Managers’ Association speaks out after Phil Hogan writes to them confirming cuts to their funding.

# lgma - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Over 1,800 complaints over household charge letters received in error

So far, 35,750 letters have been issued by local authorities.

# lgma - Sunday 1 July, 2012

First Household Charge reminder letters sent out

Just over 957,700 properties have registered to pay the Household Charge since its introduction on 1 January.

# lgma - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Dáil to vote on Bill to repeal Household Charge

Meanwhile, the LGMA has started the process of analysing data to identify those who have not yet paid.

# lgma - Friday 8 June, 2012

945 household charge payments returned - because they didn't include €13 late fee

Phil Hogan has confirmed that almost a thousand payments have been rejected because they didn’t include penalties.

# lgma - Monday 21 May, 2012

Over €90k in household charge fees collected from THREE people

Three landlords, who own at least 300 properties, have paid – in full – for the household charges they are liable for.

# lgma - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Hogan rules out extension to household charge registrations

“Everybody knew what the deadline was,” says the environment minister.

# lgma - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Less than a million properties registered for household charge

Nearly a month after the deadline for the €100 tax, the government is still some way off its target of raising €160 million to fund local authorities.

# lgma - Friday 13 April, 2012

Household charge registrations creep over 900,000 barrier

Around 10,000 new households have been accounted for in the last three days – still only just over half the population.

# lgma - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Estimated 890,000 have paid the household charge

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

# lgma - Friday 6 April, 2012

Several thousand a day paying the household charge

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?

# lgma - Sunday 1 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

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

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

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

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

# lgma - Saturday 31 March, 2012

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

# lgma - Friday 30 March, 2012

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

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

# lgma - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge

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

# lgma - Monday 26 March, 2012

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

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

# lgma - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

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

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.