Taoiseach 'heartened' as less than 750k register for charge

Taoiseach 'heartened' as less than 750k register for charge

A total of 735,334 properties have now been registered for the Household Charge, according to the latest figures taken in the last hour.

This includes new rough tallies from local authorities of almost 60,000 registrations on hand in offices around the country.

The Taoiseach has said he is "heartened" by these numbers, but just under a million households have yet to pay the €100 before a deadline of midnight tonight.

Total amount received online and post processed by bureau: €57,418,500

Processed Online: 86%

Processed by Bureau: 15%

Total number of properties registered online and processed by bureau: 574,185

Approx Postal applications on hand at the bureau to be processed: 89,000

Properties registered for a waiver as 14.00 today: 12,459

Estimated tallies received from local authorities regarding registrations on hand in offices: 59,690

Total Estimated Properties registered: 735,334

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