Three Dublin councils vote to maintain Property Tax rate cuts

Three Dublin councils vote to maintain Property Tax rate cuts

Local property tax rates will stay the same in some Dublin suburbs.

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80% of homes will see increase in property tax from 2021

80% of homes will see increase in property tax from 2021

Four out of every five homes will pay up to €200 more in Local Property Tax once the new charging regime comes into force in 2021.

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Super rich avoid property tax bill

Super rich avoid property tax bill

Owners of €1m-plus penthouse homes built since 2013 will be at least €16,000 better off as they have escaped having to pay the local property tax (LPT) until 2021 at the earliest, because of a gap in the law.

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Local authorities will decide levels of property tax

Local authorities will decide levels of property tax

And there won’t be transfers from richer to poorer areas

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Government deferred Local Property Tax review for political reasons, says FF

Government deferred Local Property Tax review for political reasons, says FF

The Government is “treating the public like children” and deferred the review of the Local Property Tax (LPT) for naked electoral reasons, Fianna Fáil says.

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Decision to delay property tax review prompted Attorney General’s concerns at potential for legal challenge

Decision to delay property tax review prompted Attorney General’s concerns at potential for legal challenge

The Attorney General expressed serious concerns about the Government’s decision to delay a review of the local property tax (LPT), a highly confidential Cabinet memorandum reveals.

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Stark warnings about the wisdom of delaying the Local Property Tax review

Stark warnings about the wisdom of delaying the Local Property Tax review

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe’s decision to defer valuation by a year, to November 2020, has been branded ‘electioneering’ by the opposition, writes Daniel McConnell

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Property tax review long-fingered: Tax deferral a failure of leadership

Property tax review long-fingered: Tax deferral a failure of leadership

The official campaign to highlight the issues, the latent possibilities, around the idea of directly-elected mayors for Cork, Limerick, and Waterford begins today.

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Reader's Blog: Property tax is symptomatic of unequal society

Reader's Blog: Property tax is symptomatic of unequal society

As highlighted by your report (“Up to 80,000 homes exempt from property tax until 2021”, Irish Examiner, April 6), Fine Gael’s attitude to taxation displays utter indifference to fairness, and its failure to address the anomalies that the local property tax (LPT) has thrown up is a disgrace and may even be discriminatory.

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Up to 80,000 homes exempt from property tax until 2021

Up to 80,000 homes exempt from property tax until 2021

Up to 80,000 homes will not pay local property tax until 2021, because of a decision to delay a review of the tax, the Irish Examiner can reveal.

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Property tax rises delayed until 2021; Government accused of stunt ahead of elections

Property tax rises delayed until 2021; Government accused of stunt ahead of elections

Property tax increases will be delayed until 2021 and will be “modest” after a decision by the government to defer decisions on the levy.

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Donohoe: Property tax is 'here to stay' but rises will be affordable and modest

Donohoe: Property tax is 'here to stay' but rises will be affordable and modest

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has insisted that the property tax is "here to stay" and any rises will be affordable and modest when decided on in a year's time.

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Cabinet expected to defer property tax changes until next year

Cabinet expected to defer property tax changes until next year

Fianna Fáil has accused the government of kicking the can down the road with an expected Cabinet decision later today to defer property tax changes for another year.

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Fianna Fáil threatened to withdraw support for Government over Property Tax

Fianna Fáil threatened to withdraw support for Government over Property Tax

Fianna Fáil has threatened to withdraw its support for the Government unless it ensures large increases in Local Property Tax (LPT) bills are stopped.

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Fianna Fail accuses Government of ‘playing games’ over property tax

Fianna Fail accuses Government of ‘playing games’ over property tax

A review of the local property tax system is under way and is due to report in the first quarter of this year.

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Donohoe promises ‘modest’ local property tax rise

Donohoe promises ‘modest’ local property tax rise

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has said changes to the local property tax will be “modest, understandable and affordable” when they kick in next year.

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Madigan wants property tax cut: Dangerously out of touch

Madigan wants property tax cut: Dangerously out of touch

The function of a politician is to represent constituents.

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Revenue 'not privy' to government Local Property Tax plans

Revenue 'not privy' to government Local Property Tax plans

The head of Revenue's Local Property Tax section, Anne Rooney says that they are “not privy” to the Government’s plans for the evaluation of Local Property Tax from 2020.

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Wanted: Right rate for property tax

Wanted: Right rate for property tax

It wouldn’t be a surprise if Taoiseach Leo Varadkar spent some of his Christmas downtime thinking — and worrying — about 2019.

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Property tax could be used locally says Varadkar

Property tax could be used locally says Varadkar

Millions of euro in local property tax income from wealthy areas will no longer be used to bail out poorer communities under new Government plans.

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Families in unfinished Cork estate forced to pay property tax

Families in unfinished Cork estate forced to pay property tax

More than 20 families have been forced to pay local property tax (LPT) for the past five years due to an administrative oversight which should have excluded them because they live in an unfinished estate.

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Local property tax rate retained for Cork county

Local property tax rate retained for Cork county

There will be no increase in the local property tax (LPT) next year for people living in Co Cork, despite calls for the county council to dip into its reserves to provide a cut in the tax for hard-pressed homeowners.

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Strong sense of déjà vu all over again on property taxes

Strong sense of déjà vu all over again on property taxes

As we approach the 10th anniversary of the bank guarantee, the recovery in the Irish economy is more impressive than anyone could have expected.

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Bid to extend property tax payment deferral

Bid to extend property tax payment deferral

Low-income households with mortgages will have measures extended to defer property tax payments, under proposals set to go to Cabinet.

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Government plans local property tax overhaul

Government plans local property tax overhaul

Homeowners will be spared massive increases in their local property tax (LPT) bills after 2019 under plans being devised by the Government.

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Government announces review of local property tax

Government announces review of local property tax

People could face a much larger bill after 2019.

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Dun Laoghaire Rathdown councillors reject plan to increase property tax

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown councillors reject plan to increase property tax

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown county councillors have rejected a call to raise the property tax in 2018.

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97% compliance rate with property tax

97% compliance rate with property tax

The Revenue Commissioners have said there is now a 97% compliance rate with the local property tax.

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Government's plan to freeze the property tax could be illegal, accountants warn

Government's plan to freeze the property tax could be illegal, accountants warn

A Government plan to freeze the property tax may not be legal.

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Noonan: Property tax will not increase at rate of house price rise

Noonan: Property tax will not increase at rate of house price rise

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that the property tax will not increase in line with rising house prices.

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Dublin residents asked if property tax should be varied

Dublin residents asked if property tax should be varied

Dublin City Council has invited submissions on whether residents think the Local Property Tax (LPT) should be varied in the city.

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Homeowners who pay management fees 'paying twice for services'

Homeowners who pay management fees 'paying twice for services'

Fianna Fáil has said that people paying management fees should get a discount on their local property tax - because they are paying twice for services like grass cutting, lights and road maintainence.

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Some households 'facing large increases in property tax'

Some households 'facing large increases in property tax'

Some households could be facing an increase of close to €300 in their property tax in 2017, it has been warned.

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95% of eligible homeowners pay property tax in 2014

The Revenue Commissioners have said 95% of eligible homeowners have paid last year's property tax.

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Taoiseach: Government will review Property Tax measures

Taoiseach: Government will review Property Tax measures

It has been confirmed that the Property Tax is to be reviewed, to stop households facing a surge in bills next year.

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Govt confirms property-tax review before next election

Govt confirms property-tax review before next election

The Government has confirmed a review of the property tax will take place before the next election.

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Revenue Sheriffs called 500 times to collect unpaid property tax

Revenue Sheriffs have been called in 500 times this year to help collect unpaid property tax, it has emerged.

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5,000 told to pay more property tax after 'undervaluing' homes

5,000 told to pay more property tax after 'undervaluing' homes

Five thousand people have been ordered to pay more property tax after they had undervalued their home.

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Clare County Council votes for full 15% reduction in property tax

Clare County Council votes for full 15% reduction in property tax

Clare County Council has voted to reduce its local property tax by the maximum 15%.

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Property tax 'a red-line issue' for Sinn Féin

Property tax 'a red-line issue' for Sinn Féin

Finance spokesman Pearse Doherty has said that Sinn Féin will not agree to go into Government unless it can abolish the Property Tax.

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DCC asks Dublin residents for views on Property Tax

DCC asks Dublin residents for views on Property Tax

Dublin City Council has invited submissions from the public on whether they think the Local Property Tax (LPT) should be varied in Dublin city or not.

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Adams: Any Government partner must help abolish Property Tax

Adams: Any Government partner must help abolish Property Tax

The Sinn Féin President says his party will not enter into a Coalition unless its partner vows to abolish the Property Tax.

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FG manifesto may reduce property tax in affluent areas

FG manifesto may reduce property tax in affluent areas

Homeowners in better-off local authority areas may see their property taxes reduced under the Fine Gael local election manifesto.

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80% of property tax to be kept in local areas from next year

80% of property tax to be kept in local areas from next year

Some 80% of the property tax will be kept in local areas from next year.

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House sellers 'must still pay next year's Property Tax'

House sellers 'must still pay next year's Property Tax'

People selling houses are still eligible to pay the 2014 Local Property Tax.

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Property tax blunder to cost State €3m

Property tax blunder to cost State €3m

A mistake in the laws around the property tax has cost the State €3m.

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Property Tax deadline today

Today is the deadline for people filing their Property Tax return by paper.

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Revenue boss admits property tax blunder

Revenue boss admits property tax blunder

Revenue has admitted it made a blunder on payment demands for the property tax - but insisted it was only trying to deliver the best service possible.

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Revenue chairwoman to explain Property Tax measures to Oireachtas Committee

Revenue chairwoman to explain Property Tax measures to Oireachtas Committee

Concerns over payment options for the 2014 property tax will be discussed during a special meeting today.

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Property tax paper filing deadline extended by a week

Property tax paper filing deadline extended by a week

Revenue has extended by a week the deadline by which people who wish to pay their 2014 property tax in one lump sum must inform them by post.

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Kenny defends methods of Property Tax collection

Kenny defends methods of Property Tax collection

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended the actions of the Revenue Commissioners in the way they are collecting the Local Property Tax for next year.

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Almost one in five house sellers 'cannot afford mortgage'

Almost one in five house sellers 'cannot afford mortgage'

Almost one in five people selling their homes say they cannot afford the mortgage on it, according to a recent survey.

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You have not got away with it, warns Property Tax chief

You have not got away with it, warns Property Tax chief

The Revenue Commissioners say they are working towards "100% compliance" with the Local Property Tax (LPT).

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Property Tax compliance now at 90%

Property Tax compliance now at 90%

Some 90% of those eligible to pay Property Tax have now done so.

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Revenue identify homeowners over Property Tax

Revenue identify homeowners over Property Tax

Revenue has already begun identifying homeowners who have failed to sign up for the controversial Property Tax, the agency has confirmed.

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Revenue: More than 80% have complied with Property Tax

The Revenue Commissioner has said more than 1.52 million households have so far filed Property Tax returns.

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Taoiseach: Revenue have Govt backing to pursue Property Tax payments

Taoiseach: Revenue have Govt backing to pursue Property Tax payments

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny is warning that the Revenue Commissioners will pursue any home owners that do not pay the Property Tax.

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Thousands still to register for property tax

Thousands still to register for property tax

Almost a fifth of homeowners eligible to pay the controversial property tax have yet to register on the day of the deadline.

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D-Day for property tax payment

D-Day for property tax payment

Homeowners who have not yet filed a Local Property Tax (LPT) return are being urged to do so by the deadline of midnight tonight.

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