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# Property Tax

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# 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.
# PUP
Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid
The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be phased out as part of the Covid-19 stimulus plan.
The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be phased out as part of the Covid-19 stimulus plan
The Covid wage subsidy scheme will be extended until the end of the year
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the pandemic caused "the most rapid and dramatic recession recorded outside of the world wars"
People who have bought new homes since 2013 will now have to pay property tax
From PUP changes to how to spend the EU billion - here's what's in the government's Covid stimulus plan
# 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.
# eu commish
From Enda's enforcer and the Irish Water 'bogeyman' to a 'bruiser' in Europe: Phil Hogan's decade in the spotlight
Phil Hogan came to the “reluctant conclusion” yesterday that he should step down from his senior EU job.
# arbourmount
Bright and stylish four-beds just 15 minutes from Waterford city - yours from €290k
Residents at Arbourmount will enjoy easy access to both Kilkenny and Waterford.
# 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.
# affluent areas
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 reform
More homeowners will have to pay property tax if government decides to scrap exemption
The Taoiseach said it is unfair that some pay while others do not.
# Housing Crisis
Analysis: If it rules out a vacant property tax the government risks looking idle
A report delivered this week advised against the idea.
# Double Down
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.
# Finance Minister
Property Tax: Donohoe says he wants 'moderate, affordable' changes by 2020
He also spoke about the €13 billion Apple Tax bill and defended Ireland’s 12.5% corporation tax rate in an interview on Morning Ireland.
Voices
Debate Room: Property tax rates are unfair on those living in South County Dublin
High and rapidly increasing house prices have meant that Dublin homeowners shoulder a high proportion of the local property tax bill.
# Alternative Budget
Sinn Féin wants to abolish the property tax at a cost of €440 million
The party also proposes a 7% levy on incomes over €100,000.
# Double Down
Poll: Would a double property tax for vacant houses help ease the housing crisis?
A report in today’s Sunday Business Post suggests that a Fine Gael motion on such a tax is unlikely to be challenged by Fianna Fáil.
# budget2017
More childcare, schools and capital spending, and lots of tax changes - Sinn Féin's budget proposals
TheJournal.ie have received an advance copy of the party’s “alternative budget” to be unveiled today.
# 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.
# 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.
# SocDems
Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?
The Social Democrats made the claim while launching their pre-budget submission this morning.
# Shinnernomics
This man doesn't care that Sinn Féin 'scares the bejaysus' out of some people
Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty dropped by to give us the Sinn Féin alternative.
# Tax Cuts
People living in nine council areas can get a big Property Tax cut - is yours one of them?
If you’re in Dublin: yes.
# 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.
# General Election
Government accused of 'kite-flying' and 'buying back votes'
Are government placing ‘good news’ stories in time for an election?
# Throw a cap on it
The government might cap the Property Tax
The Tánaiste says that there has to be a reaction to rising property prices.
# new ownership
More than 7,300 properties have had their property tax increased
This is since the charge was introduced in May 2013.
# 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
# In Numbers
Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers
Plus: How much does it cost to replace the lightbulb at the top of the Spire?
# 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.
# limit
Kenny assures homeowners that property tax rates won't explode
The Government is planning to review property tax rates as the price freeze nears an end.
# it's the law
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.
# comin' a knocking
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.
# taxing
Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%
A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.
# put to the vote
Cork City Council to cut property tax by 10%
Louth councillors also voted to reduce the tax – by 1.5%.
# Dáil talk
State of the Nation: Does cutting property tax make homelessness worse?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# negotiate
Caught for the second home tax? This information could save you €3,000
Those in dire straits may be able to negotiate with local councils by Friday – but after that the penalties jump massively.
# prove it
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%.
# one step forward
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
# Paid up
Revenue collects €310m in property tax and household charge payments
The compliance rates for local property tax payments this year is 94%.
# 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.