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# concrete levy

This month
September 2023
Mica redress concrete levy to get amendment excluding precast products
The amendment to the Finance Bill 2022 will exclude the value of pouring concrete used in precast products from the scope of the levy.
Government criticised for scope of new concrete levy as pre-cast products are included
Sinn Féin has pointed to past government assurances that the levy would not include pre-cast products but which are now part of the scheme.
Last year
Committee to be told concrete levy will add €1,200 to cost of the 'most common house types'
The SCSI will tell the committee that the levy will ‘challenge the viability of construction projects’.
Concrete levy budget climbdown as tax reduced to 5% and pushed out to September
The levy is part of a plan to offset the cost of the mica redress scheme.
O'Brien warns Donohoe of Fianna Fáil concerns about concrete levy
The Housing Minister raised the concerns in a letter to the Finance Minister.
Fianna Fáil TDs and senators raise concerns over timing of concrete levy
Industry bodies have said that the levy could add to the cost of new build homes.
Poll: Do you support the new concrete block levy?
Sinn Féin has tabled a Dáil motion to scrap the new levy.
Varadkar defends plans for 10% concrete levy to offset cost of mica redress scheme
The planned levy has raised concerns within the construction industry.
'A major shock': Cost of building new homes to go up by as much as €3k due to concrete levy
TDs expressed concern over the concrete block levy at their respective party meetings this evening.