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# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 24 August, 2013

People who overpaid property tax to get details on how they can claim refunds

The Revenue Commissioners intends to release guidelines later this year for procedures homeowners can follow if they consider that they have over or under valued their home for the local property tax.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 2 August, 2013

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

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

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 26 July, 2013

Michael Lowry: Revenue’s search of my home was a fruitless exercise

The Tipperary North TD has accused officials from the tax authority of leaking details of the raid on his home on Tuesday.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Minister: Revenue raiding of Lowry's house is a 'significant development'

It was reported today that the Tipperary North TD’s home near Holycross was raided by Revenue officials on Tuesday.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Revenue: 9 out of 10 comply with property tax with €175m raised so far

The Revenue Commissioners says that 89 per cent of the estimated 1.96 million properties in the State that are liable for the charge have complied.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Cocaine from Dominican Republic and cigarettes from Moldova seized

Revenue’s Customs Service carried out two operations at the airport in the last 24 hours.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Roll-your-own tobacco imported from China seized in north Dublin

The tobacco was being packaged in well-known roll-your-own branding in what Revenue has described as a ‘cottage industry’.

# revenue-commissioners - Sunday 2 June, 2013

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

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.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 31 May, 2013

Poll: Did you register to pay the property tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you register to pay the property tax?

The deadline has come and gone but did you register to pay the new tax?

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Over 1.5 million property tax returns submitted by 8pm deadline

Revenue chairwoman Josephine Feehily says enforcement procedures will be needed against “less than 5 per cent” of homes.

You've less than 10 hours to file your property tax return, 1.5m already have

Having extended the deadline for filing the return online to 8pm this evening, Revenue reports that 1.5 million had registered to pay as of midnight last night.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 27 May, 2013

40 hours to go until property tax deadline

Around 1.1 million homeowners have so far paid the charge.

Over 1,500 seizures of counterfeit goods have been made already this year

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said there are no proposals to increase penalties for the crime.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Users encounter problems with Revenue website on property tax deadline day

The site’s online payment section was down for a period this afternoon.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Here's what you needed to know about the property tax

With the deadlines approaching, we asked for your questions about the property tax and here they are answered…

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 29 April, 2013

Open thread: What do you need to know about the property tax?

With the deadlines fast approaching it’s likely you have a few questions about the new tax. We’re here to help.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

8 things we learned from Revenue's annual report

Nearly 100 million cigarettes, a million litres of fuel and nearly €50 million of drugs were seized by Revenue last year.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

More than 130,000 property tax returns filed

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

Revenue to waive tax on sale of properties for owners in arrears

The ruling will allow for banks to come to a new arrangement with mortgage holders to write off some of their debt without incurring extra charges.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 15 April, 2013

How a French cabinet minister owes €157 property tax in Ireland

Hélène Conway-Mouret lived in Ireland for 30 years and owns a property in north Dublin. She is among 37 ministers who made disclosures of personal wealth today.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 5 April, 2013

Almost 60,000 property tax returns made

The highest number of calls were taken by Revenue’s Helpline yesterday.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 29 March, 2013

Property tax: Over a million letters issued and over 25,000 returns made

The Revenue issued the latest figures for the local property tax last night.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Single mother's teenage son gets letter demanding property tax payment

The mother-of-one has owned her home for over two decades but it was her son, who worked part-time last summer, who received the local property tax letter this week.

Over 7,000 complete local property tax returns

Most homeowners have submitted their returns electronically as over 714,000 letters have now been issued by the Revenue Commissioners.

# revenue-commissioners - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Operation against fuel laundering launched

Nineteen searches were carried out at premises associated with a known criminal gang.

Revenue's property tax calculator 'adding to distress of homeowners'

The criticism comes as launch a new property tax calculator which takes the number of bathrooms and bedrooms into account, as well as whether the property has a garden.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 9 March, 2013

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Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Rodents’ emigration plans thwarted; Revenue Commissioners get seriously serious; smart economy passes away in Leinster House.

Revenue will save €20k by emailing property tax notices to 60,000 people

Those who use Revenue Online Service (ROS) for their tax affairs will be notified via email of their liability for the property tax in the coming weeks.

# revenue-commissioners - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Revenue reveals €27.7 million in settlements for tax defaulters

The settlements relate to 135 settlements reached in the fourth quarter of 2010.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 25 February, 2013

Revenue to introduce new marker system in crackdown on fuel laundering

The current marker system has been deemed ineffective as criminals use acid to wash the dye from the agri-fuel.

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 22 February, 2013

Property tax will account for flooding risk in coastal homes

The head of the Revenue Commissioners says the first letters will go out to households on the week of March 11.

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 18 February, 2013

Revenue to use mapping directory to value homes for property tax

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said he expected Revenue would only value homes for the tax “in the minority of cases”.

# revenue-commissioners - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Property tax: Seller faces €500 fine if they under-declare value of home

A buyer who discovers that the person who sold them the house under-declared its value when paying the tax will be required to inform Revenue which will then pursue the seller, the Department of Finance said.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 26 January, 2013

You asked, we answered: What you wanted to know about the property tax (pt 2)

After last week’s Q&A about the property tax you had more questions so we’ve been getting you more answers…

# revenue-commissioners - Friday 25 January, 2013

€35,000 in cash seized from men at Dublin Airport

Separately, two Latvian men have appeared in court

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 19 January, 2013

You asked, we answered: What you wanted to know about the property tax

We asked readers to submit questions they had about the property tax last weekend. You responded with a number of queries and here are the answers…

# revenue-commissioners - Monday 7 January, 2013

The table which shows how much property tax you'll have to pay

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but here’s what homeowners are facing when the new tax comes into effect later this year.

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.

# revenue-commissioners - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Unpaid Household Charge will be automatically added to Property Tax

Michael Noonan says the system is an “important assurance for compliant tax payers” that non-payment is not an option.

# revenue-commissioners - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Over 13,000 new companies set up in 2012

It was a bad year for businesses set up in 2008 though as one third of them failed.