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# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - Saturday 21 September, 2013

German ECB economist urges Ireland to stick to €3.1 billion target

Jorg Asmussen said he thought Ireland had made significant progress.

# local-government-management-agency - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Aaron McKenna: It's time for a conversation about how local government spends our money

The notion that cutting local government spending wouldn’t save the country or bring justice to bankers, and therefore it shouldn’t be touched at all, is a logical fallacy, writes Aaron McKenna.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - Monday 7 January, 2013

Revenue to send homeowners estimate of property tax

Homeowners will be given guidance as to how much of the local property tax they are liable for but will be invited to self-assess during administration of the charge later this year.

# local-government-management-agency - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Over 1.1 million have now paid the Household Charge - Hogan

Hogan thanked all those who had registered their properties and paid the charge, saying €113.35 million has been collected and reallocated to local authorities.

# local-government-management-agency - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Household Charge: Councils granted access to rented accommodation database

Phil Hogan has cleared the way for the PRTB, which governs tenancies in Ireland, to share data with local councils.

# local-government-management-agency - Monday 3 December, 2012

Boycotts, warnings and patriotism: A year of the household charge

Just under 70 per cent of eligible households have paid or registered to pay the controversial €100 tax but that is only after a year of much protest and mis-management.

# local-government-management-agency - Friday 26 October, 2012

Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table

The latest figures for a county-by-county breakdown show just over a third of homes have still not registered.

# local-government-management-agency - Thursday 25 October, 2012

'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error

The agency responsible for administering and collecting the charge says that householders who have received a letter but have paid the charge should contact them.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - Monday 24 September, 2012

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window

The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

1.65 per cent of septic tanks registered within first four weeks

The number of registrations for mandatory inspections remains low, almost a month into the special €5 window.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Hogan rules out extension to household charge registrations

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

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - Sunday 1 April, 2012

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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

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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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

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# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - 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.

# local-government-management-agency - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Over 68,000 have now registered to pay the household charge

The goverment is hoping the interim tax can raise €160 million in revenue.

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