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Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail
Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.
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.
Disruptions at Dublin and Galway council meetings over property tax
Meetings of South Dublin and Fingal county councils, and of Galway City Council, were interrupted by protestors.
Cork City Council meeting abandoned after property tax protests
Lord Mayor John Buttimer said the council’s fortnightly meeting could not continue given the “barracking” of protestors.
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…
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.
Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?
We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.
Hogan supports councils linking college grants to Household Charge
The Minister for the Environment says delaying grant payments was not his idea, but is an understandable council policy.
Department "neither consulted nor informed" on council grant request
Clare County Council has said that it will prioritise grant payments to people who have paid the Household Charge, a move which has been condemned by the Union of Students in Ireland.
Household charge collections still €63m off target
Around 39 per cent of the estimated 1.6 million households in the country have not yet registered to pay the charge.
Boyd-Barrett ‘should be ashamed of himself’ over Household Charge boycott, insists Kenny
The Taoiseach can only barely hold back after Richard Boyd-Barrett uses Dáil time to promote an anti-household charge protest.
Column: Ireland may not riot like Greece - but protests are spreading
The ongoing campaigns against the household charge, Anglo, and NAMA show the political terrain is ripe with possibility, writes Moira Murphy.
Government ministers' homes not exempt from household charge
An answer to a parliamentary question posed to Environment Minister Phil Hogan raised concerns that ministers’ homes are exempt from the household charge – but the government says this is not the case.