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# Broadcasting Charge

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Evening poll: Should people have to pay their TV licence to watch the RTÉ player?
The financial struggles at RTÉ have been in the news a lot in recent days.
Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year?
It was supposed to replace the TV licence but it hasn’t happened. Will it ever?
Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't
Due to the size of the city, Dublin topped new figures on summonses.
An Post warned by Data Protection Commissioner over customers' bank account details
A bank statement containing financial information was previously requested when signing up for a TV license direct debt.
RTÉ proposes 'modest increase in public funding' over next five years
The broadcaster said that this would enable it to significantly improve its service to audiences.
Cavemen, Cowen and Coca-Cola: The week in numbers
Plus: What percentage of people in Ireland smoke? And what’s the average weekly wage?
Aaron McKenna: The 'broadcasting charge' is a shake down – plain and simple
Using the property tax register to administer the tax is a smash and grab. Why is government allowed to do things in a manner that would probably be banned elsewhere? asks Aaron McKenna.
Poll: Should the property tax register be used to collect the broadcasting charge?
Pat Rabbitte has indicated that the register could be used for the collection of the tax which will replace the TV licence fee.
"Minister for communications is favouring RTÉ and TG4" - TV3 boss
The chief executive of TV3 says that the Department of Communications is ignoring the BAI and not supporting the independent television sector.
'We don't have cavemen here': Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge
Pat Rabbitte has expressed some scepticism that there are people in Ireland who don’t access public service content at all.
Want your say on the new Broadcast Charge? The consultation period is now open
The new charge is due to come in at the start of 2015 and will replace the current TV licence.
New legislation could force landlords to hand over tenants' details
Under plans for the new Broadcasting Charge, the Department of Communications is proposing new laws that could oblige property owners to hand over renters’ names.
Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everybody’s talking about an abortion case in the High Court, a new broadcasting charge and the cover of Rolling Stone.
Public Service Broadcasting Charge to be introduced in January 2015
The new charge will replace the television licence fee.
New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers
Pat Rabbitte says the replacement for the TV licence needs to ensure minimal standards for RTÉ, and can’t save other media.
Rabbitte plans to introduce public broadcasting charge
Deputy Michael Moynihan said in response that the imposition of a new broadcasting charge must result in a reduction to the current TV licence fee.
Column: I love RTÉ, but I don’t want an internet tax to pay for it
Is the ‘household broadcasting charge’ really the best we can do to support the Irish media, asks Paul Quigley.
RTÉ Board to be told today that 'it can't run a deficit'
Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte assures senators after questions on whether taxpayer is “getting bang for our buck” with licence fee.
Crosbie: newspapers should get a slice of any new broadcasting charge
Alan Crosbie is chairman of Thomas Crosbie Holdings, owners of 17 newspapers – he also said new media had capacity “to destroy civil society”.