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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# local property tax

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# Revenue
Nearly one quarter of Local Property Tax returns have yet to be filed
The deadline was last Wednesday.
# Revenue
The deadline for submitting Local Property Tax valuations is today
The tax applies to all residential properties in the country.
# Explainer
The Local Property Tax deadline is approaching - here's how to calculate and pay your bill
Over a third of people can expect to see an increase this year.
# property tax deadline
Revenue has extended the Local Property Tax deadline until Wednesday evening
93% of property owners who have already filed their Local Property Tax return so far have done it online.
# local property tax
Revenue extends hours for Local Property Tax helpline ahead of deadline this weekend
The agency received over 12,000 calls daily this week.
# empty homes
Vacant property tax to be introduced next year in a bid to get empty homes back on the market
Varadkar said it “might be possible” to collect the tax next year.
# Mica Scandal
Houses damaged by mica will be exempt from Local Property Tax for six years, says Paschal Donohoe
No local authority will be worse off as a result of changes to the tax, Donohoe said.
# valuation once again
Explainer: What will the changes to the Local Property Tax mean for your yearly bill?
All properties are set to be revalued for the charge on 1 November.
Owners of homes built since 2013 will be brought into the LPT net
Just over a third of people will see an increased charge, over half will see no change
The bands have been widened to account for surging house prices
Michael Pidgeon: Why the left - including Sinn Féin - should support property taxes
People who have bought new homes since 2013 will now have to pay property tax
# party meetings
Tánaiste tells colleagues that LPT will reduce for some south Dublin homeowners amid by-election fears
A Dublin Bay South by-election will take place this year after Eoghan Murphy stepped down as a TD.
Voices
Michael Pidgeon: Why the left - including Sinn Féin - should support property taxes
The Green Party councillor says 90% of Ireland’s household wealth is tied up in property and that we should keep taxing it.
# LPT
Here are the new Local Property Tax bands
Most of those who face an increase in the tax will pay an extra €90 per year, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said.
# Housing
Local property tax surcharge for vacant properties under consideration as system set to be overhauled
The majority of homeowners will see a €90 increase in their tax bill next year.
# Property Tax
People who have bought new homes since 2013 will now have to pay property tax
Bills will be sent to peoples’ homes early next year.
# deferred
Taxpayers won't face higher property tax bills for 2021
The valuation date for local property tax has been deferred until 1 November 2021, said the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe.
# Changes
Explainer: What's Paschal Donohoe's plan for Local Property Tax and how will it affect your wallet?
Changes to the Local Property Tax are delayed for another year – but are higher bills on the way?
# house valuations
'People know where they stand until 2021': Local Property Tax changes to be deferred by one year
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe made the announcement after a late night Cabinet meeting.
# double payment
Government wants property tax reduction law for those paying management fees pushed back six months
Fianna Fail said those paying property tax and management fees are paying on the double.
# House Prices
Minister moves to reassure public that reformed property tax will be 'affordable' and 'fair'
Due to the rapid increase in house prices, there have been concerns about the massive leap in tax homeowners will have to pay.
# water mess
Doomed water charges policy had 'treacherous basis'
A report on the issue will be launched today at a conference called How (Not) To Do Public Policy.
# Your Say
Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has moved to allay fears over the tax by insisting any increase will be ‘affordable’ and ‘justified’.
# House Prices
Explainer: It's looking more likely that the property tax system will be overhauled
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said he favours a new calculation of the tax.
# in the wrong place
Revenue threatens to dock public servant's pay over a property they'd never heard of
It’s unclear why Revenue believed that the individual owed the State outstanding tax on a number of properties in another county.
# details please
So will the Local Property Tax be increased, or not?
And if there is an increase, what will it cost you?
# damage
People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year
Michael Noonan said homeowners can revalue their property if its been damaged by floods.
# Solutions
This is Sinn Féin's radical plan to solve the housing crisis
Rents linked to inflation and the abolition of the property tax are on the party’s agenda.
# Freeze
Your property tax is being frozen until 2019
The government hopes to pass new legislation by Christmas.
# 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.
# Property Tax
Revenue taking money from people who have undervalued their homes
The number of individuals who have mandatory reductions on pensions or wages has doubled since 2013.
# Mapping it out
Revenue are using Google Maps to value your home
And they’re coming in handy, apparently.
# telephone says no
Couldn't get through to the property tax helpline today? This is why...
Everyone had the same idea.
# 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%.
# LPT
Here's some good news if you haven't paid your property tax yet
Revenue has extended the deadline after a large volume of calls in recent days.
# Pay Up
Forgot to pay or won't pay?: The property tax deadline is tomorrow
People who have not yet paid their local property tax have been urged to make contact with the Revenue Commissioners.
# Exchequer Returns
You paid more tax than expected last year on everything - except local property tax
The government’s tax take hit €41.3 billion in 2014 – but the cost of servicing its debts is still going up as well.
# shovel ready
The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# taxing
Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%
A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.
# Money Money Money
'A gun to our head': Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%
To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.
# Damaged
How many people aren't paying property tax because their homes have pyrite?
In order to avoid the property tax, a homeowner has to get a certificate confirming the presence of significant pyrite damage.
# Have your say
Dublin City Council is considering cutting the property tax
And they want your opinion.
# pay less
Fingal Council vote to reduce property tax for 2015... but they can't ratify decision just yet
Councillors called on the regulations to be published immediately to allow councils to legally and formally decide what rate of local property tax they will apply.