An industry body has thrown down the gauntlet to retailers to be ready for Christmas, with households set to spend almost €2,700 during the period.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2018
The Government could net a further €4m in interest from over 250,000 properties which have not paid the 2012 household charge.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2014
The scale at which urban property taxpayers are subsidising rural ones could provoke a renewed backlash against the levy, Government TDs have warned.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2014
If you haven’t paid your local property tax or household charge or undervalued your house for the property tax, you have until the end of March to rectify matters.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Revenue Commissioners will be pursue people who have not paid the Household Charge, Environment Minister Phil Hogan has warned.
Mon, 20 May, 2013
Mayo County Council has issued eight summonses relating to 25 properties where the household charge has not been paid, it has emerged.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2012
Junior Finance Minister Brian Hayes has been heckled and shouted at by protesters in Waterford today, at the marking of an €8.5m investment in the city.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2012
Property owners who have not paid their household charge are being advised that the interest and penalties due will rise by €11 on October 1.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2012
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil today that Clare County Council are not legally allowed to withhold grants from third level students.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2012
A number of local authorities have said they are considering the possibility of withholding grant payments from students where householders have not paid the €100 household charge.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2012
The Environment Minister Phil Hogan has defended the decision of Clare County Council to ask students applying for third level grants for proof that their families had paid the household charge.
Socialist TD Joe Higgins has branded the move by Clare County Council to request household charge payment receipts from families applying for student grants as an "outrageous development".
It has been claimed that families applying to Clare County Council for a third level education grant are being asked to submit proof they have paid their household charge.
Cork County Council is today warning the public that it has received reports of bogus callers visiting houses around the county who claim they are collecting the household charge.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2012
The head of the country's largest local authority is defending his salary despite a threat to local services.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2012
The agency responsible for collecting the controversial household charge has said it will soon be sending a second batch of reminder letters to households which have not already paid.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
County Councils across the country are thought to be considering new cost-cutting plans, as household charge figures remain stubbornly low.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2012
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has today defended a Cabinet colleague who said that that income tax hikes may have to be considered if people refuse to pay the Household Charge.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2012
Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins has said that he cannot accept that TDs in Dublin should not campaign on national issues.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2012
Socialist TD Joe Higgins is defending the use of a Dáil travel allowance to fund his role in the anti-household charge campaign.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
The first batch of reminder letters for those who have not paid the household charge will arrive at people's homes from tomorrow.
Sun, 01 Jul, 2012
Homeowners who have not paid the €100 household charge are to receive letters in the coming weeks warning that they will face penalties if they don't pay up.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012
The new property tax is to be deducted directly from the wages of PAYE employees, according to reports this morning's Sunday Business Post.
Sun, 17 Jun, 2012
A "day of action" against the controversial household charge will take place across the country today.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2012
Local authorities will have the power to bring legal proceedings against households who haven't paid the household charge, it has been revealed.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2012
Minister for the Environment and Local Government Phil Hogan has said that local authorities will soon begin sending out letters to people who have not paid the household charge.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2012
The Environment Minister Phil Hogan has said people who do not pay their household charge over the coming months face court action.
Thu, 03 May, 2012
Anti-household charge campaigners are accusing the Government of making pensioners feel bullied.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2012
Some 914,932 people have so far registered to pay the new household charge, it has been revealed.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
European Affairs Minister Lucinda Creighton has said today that the Government will introduce a fair property tax system.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2012
The Government has insisted there will be no up-front charge for householders having water meters installed.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2012
The Taoiseach has said any charge for the provision of water meters will be kept to the "absolute minimum".
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
The number of people who have registered to pay the new household charge surpassed the 900,000 mark today.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2012
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said today that the structure of the new property tax may be known by the end of the year.
Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte has insisted that the full property tax will, when introduced, be graduated and related to site value.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
New figures show just over 890,000 homeowners in Ireland registered to pay the household charge as of 9am this morning.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2012
Almost 889,000 properties have now registered for the Household Charge.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
Minister of State for Trade and Development Joe Costello has said that the Government will be looking at registers of landlords and second home owners as part of efforts to get everyone signed up to the household charge.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2012
The Campaign Against Household & Water Taxes (CAHWT) has claimed that the 2011 Census and an analysis by a Maynooth academic show that more than 1.8 million households must register for the Household Charge.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012
Sinn Féin has renewed its call for the Household Charge to be scrapped.
Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte said today that the Government has huge lessons to learn from the implimentation of the Household Charge.
The Household Charge is likely to dominate proceedings at the Cabinet's weekly meeting this morning.
Government threats to withdraw public services where the Household Charge is not paid are an outrageous attack on the poor, it has been claimed.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
The National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis has stated that there are actually more homes liable for the Household Charge than the Government has estimated.
There has been an angry reaction to warnings from Government ministers that the refusal of some people to pay the Household Charge would result in service cuts at local authorities.
The head of the Local Government Management Agency, Paul McSweeney, has said he is "immensely proud" of the group's work in a short period of time.
Sinn Féin has called the Household Charge "a fiasco" and will tonight table an Emergency Motion at a meeting of Dublin City Council, calling on the Government to repeal it.
Environment Minister Phil Hogan has said he is examining the idea of rewarding local authorities which "pull out all the stops" to collect outstanding household charge payments.
Sun, 01 Apr, 2012
Final figures show that a total of 805,569 properties had registered to pay the €100 household charge by the payment deadline of midnight last night.
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