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Nearly one quarter of Local Property Tax returns have yet to be filed
The deadline was last Wednesday.
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.
Revenue extends hours for Local Property Tax helpline ahead of deadline this weekend
The agency received over 12,000 calls daily this week.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
Your property tax is being frozen until 2019
The government hopes to pass new legislation by Christmas.
People living in nine council areas can get a big Property Tax cut - is yours one of them?
If you’re in Dublin: yes.
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.
Couldn't get through to the property tax helpline today? This is why...
Everyone had the same idea.
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.
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
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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%.
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
Dublin City Council is considering cutting the property tax
And they want your opinion.
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.
'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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
19 incredibly simple hacks to improve your life
Are you peeling oranges the wrong way?
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.
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.