# lgma - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
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
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
The charge can still be paid up until 30 June 2013.
# lgma - Monday 4 February, 2013
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
Kerry county has the highest registration rate – but Dublin city residents have a lot of ground to make up.
Those who don’t register by this Friday could face a fine of up to €5,000.
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
Property owners who have not yet paid the household charge face increased penalties from Monday.
# lgma - Wednesday 26 September, 2012
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
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# lgma - Thursday 16 August, 2012
New figures show that 61 per cent of households have now paid the charge. Have you?
# lgma - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
LGMA chief executive Paul McSweeney says the household charge is essential, as payments top the €100 million mark.
# lgma - Monday 13 August, 2012
The agency responsible for collecting the charge says it’s matching its records with those of other state agencies.
# lgma - Wednesday 25 July, 2012
The taxman, and not the LGMA, will be responsible for ensuring full compliance with the tax.
# lgma - Monday 23 July, 2012
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
The County and City Managers’ Association speaks out after Phil Hogan writes to them confirming cuts to their funding.
# lgma - Saturday 7 July, 2012
So far, 35,750 letters have been issued by local authorities.
# lgma - Sunday 1 July, 2012
Just over 957,700 properties have registered to pay the Household Charge since its introduction on 1 January.
# lgma - Saturday 16 June, 2012
Meanwhile, the LGMA has started the process of analysing data to identify those who have not yet paid.
# lgma - Friday 8 June, 2012
Phil Hogan has confirmed that almost a thousand payments have been rejected because they didn’t include penalties.
# lgma - Monday 21 May, 2012
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
“Everybody knew what the deadline was,” says the environment minister.
# lgma - Saturday 28 April, 2012
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
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
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
# lgma - Sunday 1 April, 2012
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The motion is being tabled by Sinn Féin, whose councillors have accused Phil Hogan of showing “monumental hypocrisy”.
Just over half of those expected to pay the €100 tax did so before last night’s deadline.
# lgma - Saturday 31 March, 2012
The environment minister says the charge is a “legacy left behind” and wouldn’t be pursued if an alternative had been found.
Thousands gathered outside the National Convention Centre, where Fine Gael’s Ard-Fheis is taking place this weekend.
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
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
Just over 31,000 payments were made in the past day – a slight decrease on the previous 24 hours.
# lgma - Monday 26 March, 2012
# lgma - Tuesday 20 March, 2012
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.