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# lpt - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Explainer: What will the changes to the Local Property Tax mean for your yearly bill?
# Valuation Once Again
# Valuation Once Again

Explainer: What will the changes to the Local Property Tax mean for your yearly bill?

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:00 PM 35,650 Views 32 Comments
  • Owners of homes built since 2013 will be brought into the LPT net
  • Just over a third of people will see an increased charge, over half will see no change
  • The bands have been widened to account for surging house prices
Michael Pidgeon: Why the left - including Sinn Féin - should support property taxes
# Taxes
# Taxes

Michael Pidgeon: Why the left - including Sinn Féin - should support property taxes

Jun 2nd 2021, 1:46 PM 19,695 Views 67 Comments

The Green Party councillor says 90% of Ireland’s household wealth is tied up in property and that we should keep taxing it.

Here are the new Local Property Tax bands
# LPT
# LPT

Here are the new Local Property Tax bands

Jun 2nd 2021, 11:25 AM 136,600 Views 123 Comments

Most of those who face an increase in the tax will pay an extra €90 per year, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said.

# lpt - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Government wants property tax reduction law for those paying management fees pushed back six months
# Double Payment
# Double Payment

Government wants property tax reduction law for those paying management fees pushed back six months

Feb 19th 2019, 6:19 PM 21,022 Views 38 Comments

Fianna Fail said those paying property tax and management fees are paying on the double.

# lpt - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Minister moves to reassure public that reformed property tax will be 'affordable' and 'fair'
# House Prices
# House Prices

Minister moves to reassure public that reformed property tax will be 'affordable' and 'fair'

Jan 15th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,731 Views 48 Comments

Due to the rapid increase in house prices, there have been concerns about the massive leap in tax homeowners will have to pay.

# lpt - Monday 14 January, 2019

Should affluent areas pay less property tax? Minister says councillors should decide the rate in their area
# Affluent Areas
# Affluent Areas

Should affluent areas pay less property tax? Minister says councillors should decide the rate in their area

Jan 14th 2019, 3:15 PM 17,394 Views 77 Comments

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan has said she wants lower rates of property tax in affluent areas.

# lpt - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?

Apr 17th 2018, 10:11 AM 28,101 Views 236 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has moved to allay fears over the tax by insisting any increase will be ‘affordable’ and ‘justified’.

# lpt - Monday 16 April, 2018

It's looking more likely that any changes to the property tax system will be 'moderate'
# Double Down
# Double Down

It's looking more likely that any changes to the property tax system will be 'moderate'

Apr 16th 2018, 10:08 AM 27,665 Views 108 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the property tax regime should be ‘affordable’ for homeowners.

# lpt - Monday 8 January, 2018

Explainer: It's looking more likely that the property tax system will be overhauled
# House Prices
# House Prices

Explainer: It's looking more likely that the property tax system will be overhauled

Jan 8th 2018, 12:05 PM 54,107 Views 120 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said he favours a new calculation of the tax.

# lpt - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Your property tax is being frozen until 2019
# Freeze
# Freeze

Your property tax is being frozen until 2019

Nov 24th 2015, 6:08 PM 21,580 Views 80 Comments

The government hopes to pass new legislation by Christmas.

# lpt - Saturday 5 September, 2015

People living in nine council areas can get a big Property Tax cut - is yours one of them?
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

People living in nine council areas can get a big Property Tax cut - is yours one of them?

Sep 5th 2015, 4:04 PM 24,311 Views 50 Comments

If you’re in Dublin: yes.

# lpt - Monday 17 August, 2015

Revenue taking money from people who have undervalued their homes
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Revenue taking money from people who have undervalued their homes

Aug 17th 2015, 3:40 PM 18,593 Views 54 Comments

The number of individuals who have mandatory reductions on pensions or wages has doubled since 2013.

# lpt - Monday 2 March, 2015

Couldn't get through to the property tax helpline today? This is why...
# Telephone Says No
# Telephone Says No

Couldn't get through to the property tax helpline today? This is why...

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:22 PM 16,442 Views 22 Comments

Everyone had the same idea.

# lpt - Sunday 1 March, 2015

It has been thirty years since Thatcher broke the miners' strike
# Breaking The Picket
# Breaking The Picket

It has been thirty years since Thatcher broke the miners' strike

Mar 1st 2015, 8:15 PM 28,161 Views 124 Comments

The industrial action lasted for almost a year and marked the beginning of the end for the industry.

More than 7,300 properties have had their property tax increased
# New Ownership
# New Ownership

More than 7,300 properties have had their property tax increased

Mar 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 17,138 Views 58 Comments

This is since the charge was introduced in May 2013.

# lpt - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Payments of the Household Charge still being received every day
# Yes Minister
# Yes Minister

Payments of the Household Charge still being received every day

Feb 17th 2015, 4:00 PM 14,606 Views 96 Comments

45,000 of us have had the Household Charge taken from our wages or pensions

# lpt - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Revenue took property tax from wages of 68,000 people who didn't pay
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Revenue took property tax from wages of 68,000 people who didn't pay

Feb 5th 2015, 4:55 PM 24,033 Views 160 Comments

The compliance rate for the past two years has been 95%.

# lpt - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Here's some good news if you haven't paid your property tax yet
# LPT
# LPT

Here's some good news if you haven't paid your property tax yet

Jan 7th 2015, 11:21 AM 15,502 Views 33 Comments

Revenue has extended the deadline after a large volume of calls in recent days.

# lpt - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Forgot to pay or won't pay?: The property tax deadline is tomorrow
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Forgot to pay or won't pay?: The property tax deadline is tomorrow

Jan 6th 2015, 9:11 AM 10,399 Views 44 Comments

People who have not yet paid their local property tax have been urged to make contact with the Revenue Commissioners.

# lpt - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Warnings of an "uncontrollable" rise in Local Property Tax
# It's The Law
# It's The Law

Warnings of an "uncontrollable" rise in Local Property Tax

Nov 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,582 Views 61 Comments

By law, householders are expected to revalue their properties in November 2017. There are concerns this could add hundreds of euros to annual bills in the Dublin area.

# lpt - Saturday 11 October, 2014

The Revenue wants to know how you're going to pay your property tax
# Comin' A Knocking
# Comin' A Knocking

The Revenue wants to know how you're going to pay your property tax

Oct 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 11,596 Views 19 Comments

Around 1 million letters will be sent out over the coming weeks.

# lpt - Monday 22 September, 2014

'A gun to our head': Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

'A gun to our head': Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%

Sep 22nd 2014, 8:24 PM 19,091 Views 77 Comments

To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.

# lpt - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ministers have a plan. A plan to make sure the Property Tax is distributed fairly...
# Cunning Plan
# Cunning Plan

Ministers have a plan. A plan to make sure the Property Tax is distributed fairly...

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:34 PM 12,793 Views 25 Comments

Questions have been asked about the way the contentious tax is set up, and whether it means some councils could, effectively be ‘done out of’ other grants.

# lpt - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Revenue want homeowners to justify property tax valuation if house value has increased
# Prove It
# Prove It

Revenue want homeowners to justify property tax valuation if house value has increased

Aug 13th 2014, 9:30 AM 14,985 Views 67 Comments

The 2013 valuation will have to be justified if the value of the home has increased by over 15%.

# lpt - Monday 21 July, 2014

Want a cut in income tax? It could mean tripling the property tax
# One Step Forward
# One Step Forward

Want a cut in income tax? It could mean tripling the property tax

Jul 21st 2014, 12:38 PM 10,795 Views 80 Comments

A Department of Finance paper also found that the economy could be boosted by lowering the cost of credit for SMEs

# lpt - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Dublin City Council is considering cutting the property tax
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Dublin City Council is considering cutting the property tax

Jul 15th 2014, 11:45 AM 9,923 Views 62 Comments

And they want your opinion.

# lpt - Monday 14 July, 2014

Fingal Council vote to reduce property tax for 2015... but they can't ratify decision just yet
# Pay Less
# Pay Less

Fingal Council vote to reduce property tax for 2015... but they can't ratify decision just yet

Jul 14th 2014, 7:02 PM 9,671 Views 27 Comments

Councillors called on the regulations to be published immediately to allow councils to legally and formally decide what rate of local property tax they will apply.

# lpt - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties
# Punishment
# Punishment

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties

Jun 27th 2014, 5:40 PM 15,635 Views 105 Comments

Labour Cllr Brendan Carr has said that, if implemented, the plan would amount to ‘punishing’ Dubliners for paying the LPT.

# lpt - Thursday 3 April, 2014

How much did the 'mansion tax' raise? (Hint: It's about enough to buy a mansion with...)
# Stately Piles
# Stately Piles

How much did the 'mansion tax' raise? (Hint: It's about enough to buy a mansion with...)

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:05 PM 23,975 Views 24 Comments

Those of us unfortunate enough to own homes worth over a million have to pay extra… But how much does it amount to?

# lpt - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Paying your LPT or getting a tax refund? Revenue wants to remind you of something
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

Paying your LPT or getting a tax refund? Revenue wants to remind you of something

Dec 19th 2013, 11:54 AM 13,944 Views 29 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners has two deadlines coming up on 1 January and wants to make sure you remember them.

# lpt - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Revenue to repay thousands of homeowners in property tax blunder
# Refund
# Refund

Revenue to repay thousands of homeowners in property tax blunder

Nov 9th 2013, 11:43 AM 36,678 Views 78 Comments

Sloppy wording of the legislation has resulted in thousands of homeowners getting off the hook from the property tax.

# lpt - Monday 4 November, 2013

Revenue promises more staff to deal with property tax issues after Noonan meeting
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Revenue promises more staff to deal with property tax issues after Noonan meeting

Nov 4th 2013, 9:43 PM 15,826 Views 62 Comments

“If you go into the internet, like one of my friends did last night, and you want to pay in bulk, you can pay it all in bulk,” the Finance Minister told reporters earlier.

# lpt - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Property tax cost over €21 million to set up
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Property tax cost over €21 million to set up

Sep 28th 2013, 8:15 AM 7,354 Views 61 Comments

Over €25 million was allocated to establishing the tax, with over €21 million spent so far.

# lpt - Saturday 10 August, 2013

19 incredibly simple hacks to improve your life
# Top Tips
From The Daily Edge
# Top Tips

19 incredibly simple hacks to improve your life

Aug 10th 2013, 6:00 PM 48,676 Views 74 Comments

Are you peeling oranges the wrong way?

# lpt - Friday 2 August, 2013

Property tax to be taken from salaries of 50,000 people who haven't paid
# Homeowners
# Homeowners

Property tax to be taken from salaries of 50,000 people who haven't paid

Aug 2nd 2013, 9:54 AM 14,758 Views 246 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners has sent letters to people who have not yet paid the charge to urge them to pay.

# lpt - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Revenue has spent €67,000 on the property tax helpline
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Revenue has spent €67,000 on the property tax helpline

Jun 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 5,792 Views 25 Comments

The company responsible for administering the helpline, Abtran, was recently mired in controversy over the suspension of a worker for inappropriately taking some callers’ credit card details.

# lpt - Thursday 16 May, 2013

30,000 people a day are sending in property tax returns
# Deadline
# Deadline

30,000 people a day are sending in property tax returns

May 16th 2013, 10:17 PM 14,764 Views 103 Comments

With less than two weeks to go until the final deadline for paying the property tax, the number of people paying has increased…

# lpt - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Two in five to ignore Revenue's advice and opt for lower property tax figure
# LPT
# LPT

Two in five to ignore Revenue's advice and opt for lower property tax figure

May 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 12,302 Views 79 Comments

The survey revealed that only 22 per cent said they agreed with the introduction of the tax.

# lpt - 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 15,870 Views 106 Comments

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

# lpt - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

More than 130,000 property tax returns filed
# LPT
# LPT

More than 130,000 property tax returns filed

Apr 16th 2013, 6:16 PM 9,945 Views 37 Comments

Revenue have sent more than 1.2 million letters to homeowners across the country.

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