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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
# Public Libraries
# Public Libraries

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

May 20th 2019, 1:38 PM 13,839 Views 8 Comments

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
# Negotiate
# Negotiate

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

Aug 27th 2014, 7:56 AM 30,811 Views 55 Comments

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
# INspections
# INspections

Windows in rented accommodation are not inspected for safety

Jan 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,066 Views 20 Comments

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
# Household Charge

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

Apr 24th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,888 Views 106 Comments

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
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

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

Feb 4th 2013, 9:54 PM 7,968 Views 50 Comments

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?
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

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

Jan 28th 2013, 6:50 PM 10,385 Views 45 Comments

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
# Deadline
# Deadline

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

Jan 28th 2013, 6:16 PM 5,977 Views 35 Comments

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
# Encyclopaedia Britannica
# Encyclopaedia Britannica

Govt departments doubling up for online encyclopaedia fees

Jan 28th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,212 Views 12 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Late payment penalties for household charge going up by €11 next Monday

Sep 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,723 Views 74 Comments

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
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

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

Sep 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,335 Views 15 Comments

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

# lgma - Thursday 16 August, 2012

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

Poll: Have you paid the household charge?

Aug 16th 2012, 9:18 AM 9,746 Views 131 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Householders ‘continuing to pay charge in significant numbers’, says agency head

Aug 15th 2012, 8:35 AM 4,653 Views 164 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Household charge: Second batch of reminder letters set to be issued

Aug 13th 2012, 3:35 PM 7,871 Views 128 Comments

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
# Taxman
# Taxman

Revenue to collect new property tax

Jul 25th 2012, 11:10 AM 6,555 Views 66 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Second round of Household Charge warning letters to be sent in early August

Jul 23rd 2012, 3:50 PM 6,222 Views 116 Comments

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
# 986676
# 986676

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

Jul 19th 2012, 3:30 PM 6,315 Views 76 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

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

Jul 7th 2012, 8:30 AM 6,965 Views 52 Comments

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

# lgma - Sunday 1 July, 2012

First Household Charge reminder letters sent out
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

First Household Charge reminder letters sent out

Jul 1st 2012, 1:10 PM 7,118 Views 175 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Dáil to vote on Bill to repeal Household Charge

Jun 16th 2012, 1:28 PM 5,185 Views 130 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

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

Jun 8th 2012, 12:26 PM 7,057 Views 72 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

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

May 21st 2012, 10:22 AM 7,478 Views 62 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Hogan rules out extension to household charge registrations

May 3rd 2012, 5:29 PM 5,919 Views 140 Comments

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

# lgma - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Less than a million properties registered for household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Less than a million properties registered for household charge

Apr 28th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,594 Views 119 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Household charge registrations creep over 900,000 barrier

Apr 13th 2012, 2:26 PM 4,350 Views 99 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Estimated 890,000 have paid the household charge

Apr 10th 2012, 5:42 PM 4,695 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.

# lgma - 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 5,049 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?

# lgma - 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 10,483 Views 116 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

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

Apr 1st 2012, 7:38 AM 9,392 Views 186 Comments

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’
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

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

Mar 31st 2012, 11:30 PM 20,111 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.

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 5,723 Views 125 Comments

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
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

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

Mar 30th 2012, 8:35 AM 3,726 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.

# lgma - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

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 8,755 Views 191 Comments

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
# 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.

# lgma - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 20th 2012, 2:50 PM 7,474 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.