Household charge registrations almost 915k

Some 914,932 people have so far registered to pay the new household charge, it has been revealed.

Household charge registrations almost 915k

Some 914,932 people have so far registered to pay the new household charge, it has been revealed.

The deadline to pay the €100 tax was March 31, and therefore anyone who registers now, will also have to pay a fine.

At least 1.7 million people are estimated to be liable to pay the charge.

The latest figures come after Government think-tank the ESRI this week described the tax as unfair because it hits people on lower incomes the hardest.

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