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# Household charge

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# Forced to pay
This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill
The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.
# Yes Minister
Payments of the Household Charge still being received every day
45,000 of us have had the Household Charge taken from our wages or pensions
# Pay Up
Revenue took property tax from wages of 68,000 people who didn't pay
The compliance rate for the past two years has been 95%.
# Paid up
Revenue collects €310m in property tax and household charge payments
The compliance rates for local property tax payments this year is 94%.
# Property Tax
200,000 homeowners told property tax will be taken from their wages and pensions
More than 200,000 letters will be sent by the middle of the month.
# Shadow economy
Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel
The authority is now moving to peruse those with outstanding Household Charge payments.
# local property tax
WATCH: Revenue will use this system to spot homes undervalued for Property Tax
A custom-built programme using Google Maps and CSO data can spot homes that have been undervalued in comparison to similar homes.
Voices
Column: The AAA emerged organically, not at the whim of the Socialist Party
There is a significant and growing political vacuum, and it’s into this vacuum that the Anti-Austerity Alliance has taken its first steps, writes Matt Waine.
Voices
Column: Is the Socialist Party cloaking itself as ‘Anti-Austerity Alliance’?
At its core, the newly-registered AAA is asking people to vote for members of our already-established Socialist Party, says Aaron McKenna.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you pay your water charge bill?
There was resistance to new charges and taxes in the past, so will you protest by withholding payment?
# Household charge
Late payment penalties for the household charge amounts to €9.3m
Minister Phil Hogan said the compliance rate stands in excess of 80.5 per cent.
# Property Tax
Calls to delay 2014 property tax payments due next month
Almost one million letters were sent to people asking them how they intended to pay next year with credit and debit card payments being charged immediately.
# Threat
Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí
A spokesperson for the minister said he had previously received threats in relation to the household charge but they were “not like this”.
# Tony Rochford
Property tax hunger striker: Meeting with Taoiseach must happen soon
Tony Rochford is on his 23rd day without food and feels his right to work is being denied.
# Property Tax
Property tax hunger striker: 'I'd say I won't last too long'
Tony Rochford hasn’t taken food for 11 days – but insists he will not end his strike unless the property tax is repealed.
# Property Tax
This man says he's on hunger strike to oppose the property tax
Tony Rochford from Trim in Co Meath says he has been refusing all solid foods for over a week now.
# Household charge
79 per cent paid Household Charge - but campaigners warn of a backlash
Campaign leader says that high compliance rate was achieved through “intimidation”.
# Property Tax
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.
# Household charge
Are you one in four people who have yet to pay your household charge?
The charge can still be paid up until 30 June 2013.
# LPT
More than 130,000 property tax returns filed
Revenue have sent more than 1.2 million letters to homeowners across the country.
# CAHWT
30 protesters occupy PWC over ‘unfair’ austerity taxes
The activists then made their way to the IBEC conference to continue their protest.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you pay the Property Tax?
Revenue will begin collecting the charge from July.
# Bills Bills Bills
This is what the new Local Property Tax form will look like...
The form will need to be completed before the LPT comes into effect on 1 July.
# leaders's questions
Opposition TDs call for property tax reductions for struggling householders
Billy Kelleher and Mattie McGrath both called on the government to introduce reductions especially since they believe that some pressure has been lifted since a deal was reached on the promissory notes.
# Property Tax
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…
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think the water charge will be largely boycotted?
Government is concerned that people won’t pay. Are they right to be worried?
# Property Tax
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you agree with plans to add unpaid Household Charge payments to Property Tax?
Michael Noonan has said those who have not paid the charge will see it rolled into their Property Tax liability in July. Do you agree?
# Household charge
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.
# Household charge
Hogan accused of "spin" over Household Charge figures
Deputy Brian Stanley of Sinn Féin has said that some of the people who the Minister said have paid were entitled to exemptions.
# community
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.
# Household charge
Noonan: If people can afford high-end TV packages, they can afford the household charge
The Finance Minister says many households are paying €1000 a year for television packages.
# Household charge
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.
# Property Tax
Dáil approves introduction of property tax in late-night vote
TDs debated proposed amendments until after 11pm last night – amid complaints that not enough time had been allocated.
# Oireachtas agenda
Oireachtas agenda: Dáil to debate property tax and banking powers
The Dáil this morning considers extending its emergency banking powers, and debates the Budget’s new property tax.
# Property Tax
Taoiseach: Property tax is "both progressive and fair"
Kenny said this budget would probably be the most challenging in the life of this government.
# Budget 2013
Property tax: Here's what you need to know
Michael Noonan has revealed all the details of the property tax which is to be introduced from 1 July 2013.
# Budget 2013
Property tax 'won't kick in until July', tweets Fine Gael TD
Fine Gael’s Alan Farrell appears to confirm reports that the public will get six months’ warning of the property tax.
# Budget 2013
Readers' Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from the Budget?
We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.