Fourteen councils lower Property Tax rate for 2015

Fourteen councils lower Property Tax rate for 2015

Fourteen councils have reduced their Property Tax rates for next year, which will save more than a million homeowners a total of €45m.

Six councils have chosen to reduce the tax by the maximum of 15%, including Dublin City Council, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, South Dublin, Clare and Wicklow County Councils.

The other eight local authorities reduced the property tax by 10% or less.

New figures from Revenue show 94% of homeowners paid the tax this year, down from 95% in 2013, and there were 400 referrals to the sheriff to collect the tax after non-payment this year.


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