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#Property Tax

# property-tax - Thursday 23 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Property tax protesters chain themselves to chairs, radiator in Revenue office

There are 25 – 30 protestors occupying the office, and are liaising with the gardaí.

# property-tax - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

WATCH: Irish MEP rips up property tax form in European Parliament Property Tax This post contains videos

WATCH: Irish MEP rips up property tax form in European Parliament

Socialist Paul Murphy said it was a protest against the “complete lack of tax justice” in Ireland.

# property-tax - 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…

# property-tax - Monday 13 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added curse words

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Revenue has 'almost more confidence' in helpline after alleged fraud

The chairperson of the Revenue Commission has said that the helpline will be monitored even more closely following reports of alleged fraud,

# property-tax - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Property Tax helpline staff member investigated over alleged card fraud

An operator on the line has been suspended after unnecessarily asking customers for their credit card details.

# property-tax - Saturday 11 May, 2013

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

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.

# property-tax - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Revenue "happy" with property tax payments after deadline passes

The deadline for filing the paper returns fell yesterday – but the online payment system remains open until 28 May.

# property-tax - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Users encounter problems with Revenue website on property tax deadline day

The site’s online payment section was down for a period this afternoon.

# property-tax - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Here's what you needed to know about the property tax

With the deadlines approaching, we asked for your questions about the property tax and here they are answered…

# property-tax - Monday 29 April, 2013

Open thread: What do you need to know about the property tax?

With the deadlines fast approaching it’s likely you have a few questions about the new tax. We’re here to help.

Greece forced to sack 15,500 public workers to keep EU funds

MPs have signed off on laws which enforce the first mandatory public layoffs in Greece for over a century.

# property-tax - Thursday 18 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

PIC: Soldier receives property tax bill for his entire barracks

Here’s a particularly unfortunate example of the difficulties in introducing a property tax with no property register…

# property-tax - Monday 15 April, 2013

How a French cabinet minister owes €157 property tax in Ireland

Hélène Conway-Mouret lived in Ireland for 30 years and owns a property in north Dublin. She is among 37 ministers who made disclosures of personal wealth today.

# property-tax - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Revealed: The 7 TDs who say they won't pay the property tax

In response to queries from this week, most TDs who have opposed the tax have said they will comply with it but at least seven said they will not pay even though it puts their Dáil seat at risk.

# property-tax - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Revenue's property tax guidance causing 'widespread confusion' LPT

Revenue's property tax guidance causing 'widespread confusion'

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

OAP behind anti-property tax letter: Apathetic youth leaving it to 'grey brigade'

Billy Cleary, 73, wrote a strong-worded letter opposing the property tax that went viral on Facebook earlier this week and now he wants to escalate the protest.

# property-tax - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

'You will not beat us into submission' - man (73) pens anti-property tax letter

The letter from the 73-year-old says he will “take revenge” if there is any interference with his pension.

# property-tax - Monday 8 April, 2013

Consumer confidence rises slightly in March

The marginal increase comes amid concerns about the looming property tax and cuts to pay outlined in the Croke Park II deal.

# property-tax - Friday 5 April, 2013

Almost 60,000 property tax returns made LPT

Almost 60,000 property tax returns made

The highest number of calls were taken by Revenue’s Helpline yesterday.

Column: This property tax is callous and a breach in democratic norms

The Government has no democratic mandate from the electorate for a property tax. In fact, they were elected on the very opposite of commitments, writes Kieran Allen.

# property-tax - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns

Tax revenue was ahead of target by €47 million with corporation tax surpassing its target by €147 million.

# property-tax - Friday 29 March, 2013

Property tax: Over a million letters issued and over 25,000 returns made

The Revenue issued the latest figures for the local property tax last night.

# property-tax - Monday 25 March, 2013

Property tax exemptions are 'stupid' and 'ham-fisted' - Labour whip

Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has harshly criticised Phil Hogan over the property tax exemptions, saying the Environment Minister has made a ‘dog’s dinner’ of the way in which the tax is being administered.

Revenue property tax website cost just under €50,000, says Noonan

Latest figures from Revenue show just over 7,000 people have paid the property tax in its first fortnight.

# property-tax - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Junior Minister: We made a mess of communicating property tax exemptions

Seán Sherlock said that the government “needs to do right by the people” in communicating the exemptions from the property tax.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

Nearly 30 per cent do not intend to pay property tax - poll

Two-thirds of those polled by Red C for the Sunday Business Post think the measure is an unfair tax.

# property-tax - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Single mother's teenage son gets letter demanding property tax payment

The mother-of-one has owned her home for over two decades but it was her son, who worked part-time last summer, who received the local property tax letter this week.

Over 7,000 complete local property tax returns

Most homeowners have submitted their returns electronically as over 714,000 letters have now been issued by the Revenue Commissioners.

# property-tax - Thursday 21 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added imaginary friends Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added imaginary friends

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

Schools and new DIT site top priorities in government's stimulus package

Minister Brian Hayes said the €2.25 billion worth of new investments would be “focused on the essential over the desirable”.

# property-tax - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Details of 5,100 property tax exemptions to be published tomorrow

While 43,000 households were exempted from last year’s household charge, only 5,100 households have been exempted from the local property tax.

# property-tax - Saturday 16 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your bank holiday weekend.

579 people pay the property tax in its first week

Figures released by the Revenue also show there were more than 600,000 hits on its new website to calculate property tax.

# property-tax - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Revenue's property tax calculator 'adding to distress of homeowners'

The criticism comes as launch a new property tax calculator which takes the number of bathrooms and bedrooms into account, as well as whether the property has a garden.

# property-tax - Sunday 10 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added overly attached puppy

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Revenue website showing property values goes live

Are you a homeowner? This site will show you how much your property is worth so you can calculate how much property tax to pay.