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# lpt - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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.

# lpt - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

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.

# lpt - Monday 14 January, 2019

Should affluent areas pay less property tax? Minister says councillors should decide the rate in their area

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan has said she wants lower rates of property tax in affluent areas.

# lpt - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified? Your Say This post contains a poll

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’.

# lpt - Monday 16 April, 2018

It's looking more likely that any changes to the property tax system will be 'moderate'

Minister Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the property tax regime should be ‘affordable’ for homeowners.

# lpt - Monday 8 January, 2018

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.

# lpt - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Your property tax is being frozen until 2019

The government hopes to pass new legislation by Christmas.

# lpt - Saturday 5 September, 2015

# lpt - Monday 17 August, 2015

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.

# lpt - Monday 2 March, 2015

# lpt - Sunday 1 March, 2015

It has been thirty years since Thatcher broke the miners' strike

The industrial action lasted for almost a year and marked the beginning of the end for the industry.

More than 7,300 properties have had their property tax increased

This is since the charge was introduced in May 2013.

# lpt - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

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

# lpt - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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 - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

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.

# lpt - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

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.

# lpt - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Warnings of an "uncontrollable" rise in Local Property Tax

By law, householders are expected to revalue their properties in November 2017. There are concerns this could add hundreds of euros to annual bills in the Dublin area.

# lpt - Saturday 11 October, 2014

The Revenue wants to know how you're going to pay your property tax

Around 1 million letters will be sent out over the coming weeks.

# lpt - Monday 22 September, 2014

'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.

# lpt - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ministers have a plan. A plan to make sure the Property Tax is distributed fairly...

Questions have been asked about the way the contentious tax is set up, and whether it means some councils could, effectively be ‘done out of’ other grants.

# lpt - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Revenue want homeowners to justify property tax valuation if house value has increased

The 2013 valuation will have to be justified if the value of the home has increased by over 15%.

# lpt - Monday 21 July, 2014

Want a cut in income tax? It could mean tripling the property tax One Step Forward This post contains a poll

Want a cut in income tax? It could mean tripling the property tax

A Department of Finance paper also found that the economy could be boosted by lowering the cost of credit for SMEs

# lpt - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Dublin City Council is considering cutting the property tax

And they want your opinion.

# lpt - Monday 14 July, 2014

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.

# lpt - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties

Labour Cllr Brendan Carr has said that, if implemented, the plan would amount to ‘punishing’ Dubliners for paying the LPT.

# lpt - Thursday 3 April, 2014

How much did the 'mansion tax' raise? (Hint: It's about enough to buy a mansion with...)

Those of us unfortunate enough to own homes worth over a million have to pay extra… But how much does it amount to?

# lpt - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Paying your LPT or getting a tax refund? Revenue wants to remind you of something

The Revenue Commissioners has two deadlines coming up on 1 January and wants to make sure you remember them.

# lpt - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Revenue to repay thousands of homeowners in property tax blunder

Sloppy wording of the legislation has resulted in thousands of homeowners getting off the hook from the property tax.

# lpt - Monday 4 November, 2013

Revenue promises more staff to deal with property tax issues after Noonan meeting

“If you go into the internet, like one of my friends did last night, and you want to pay in bulk, you can pay it all in bulk,” the Finance Minister told reporters earlier.

# lpt - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Property tax cost over €21 million to set up

Over €25 million was allocated to establishing the tax, with over €21 million spent so far.

# lpt - Saturday 10 August, 2013

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# lpt - Friday 2 August, 2013

Property tax to be taken from salaries of 50,000 people who haven't paid

The Revenue Commissioners has sent letters to people who have not yet paid the charge to urge them to pay.

# lpt - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Revenue has spent €67,000 on the property tax helpline

The company responsible for administering the helpline, Abtran, was recently mired in controversy over the suspension of a worker for inappropriately taking some callers’ credit card details.

# lpt - Thursday 16 May, 2013

30,000 people a day are sending in property tax returns

With less than two weeks to go until the final deadline for paying the property tax, the number of people paying has increased…

# lpt - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Two in five to ignore Revenue's advice and opt for lower property tax figure

The survey revealed that only 22 per cent said they agreed with the introduction of the tax.

# lpt - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Are you one in four people who have yet to pay your household charge? Household Charge This post contains a poll

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 - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

More than 130,000 property tax returns filed

Revenue have sent more than 1.2 million letters to homeowners across the country.

You can now pay the local property tax via... a vending machine

The three approved payment service providers are An Post TaxPay, Payzone and Omnivend.

# lpt - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Protest under way in Dublin city centre against Local Property Tax (pics)

The route includes Dublin Castle, where EU finance ministers are meeting this weekend.

# lpt - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Revenue's property tax guidance causing 'widespread confusion'

The remarks were made by former junior minister Róisín Shortall today.

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