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Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan

Hogan warns over exemptions

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has warned that thinking you are excused from the property tax will not be an excuse for not paying. Last year 43,000 homes were exempt from the €100 household charge but that figure has been dramatically cut to just 5,100 homes this time around. Counties such as Dublin and [...]

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Property tax exemptions to be published today

Details of 5,100 exemptions to the Local Property Tax will be published online today. Of the country’s 1,770 unfinished ghost estates, 421 will be exempt from the new tax. This is compared to 1,322 such estates that were exempt from the Household Charge. The locations and boundaries of developments to which the exemption applies will [...]

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Homeowners in insolvency can defer the property tax

The Finance Minister Michael Noonan has told the Dáil that homeowners who enter into insolvency arrangements with their banks will be able to defer payment of the new property tax. He made the remarks last week as he introduced new legislation amending the property tax bill introduced last year. The bill provides for tax exemptions [...]

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Agents could face prosecution if their clients fail to pay the household and NPPR charges

As property owners are aware, it is an offence to fail to pay the household charge. What may come as a surprise, according to LandlordsOnline.ie, is that Estate Agents and Auctioneers will also be at risk of prosecution if their client sells a property under circumstances where the Household Charge or NPPR Charge, or any late [...]

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Landlords outraged after NPPR exemptions are removed

A large number of Irish landlords are outraged after NPPR exemptions for RAS properties was removed. In a statement on the website, LandlordsOnline, the group said that many landlords were enticed to enter the Rental Accomodation Scheme (RAS) with their local authority on foot of promises which included an exemption from the annual NPPR charge [...]

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How to pay the Household Charge

 The household charge amount is €100, payable as a one-off payment online, or by post, or by quarterly direct debits. It must be paid before March 31 to avoid penalty charges up to a maximum of €2,500 All owners of residential property will be liable for the charge on each residential property they own as [...]

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