Tag Archives: NPPR


Rent rises down to a “taxsault” on landlords, say IPOA

Rental rates in some parts of the country are increasing, but this is down to the new direct and indirect taxes levied on landlords, which the Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) has dubbed a “taxsault” on property. “Private landlords cannot be expected to subsidise the rising costs of letting,” said the IPOA’s Margaret McCormick. “They [...]

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Tax return

Property tax may be able to be deducted from tax returns

Property investors and landlords will be able to deduct the new Local Property Tax from their rental income when filing a tax return. At present the non-principal private residence (NPPR) tax and the household charge are not allowed as expenses when landlords are workout out their profit as part of a tax return. However, according [...]

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rental costs

Rising rental costs could cause problems

With the number of suitable family homes on the market at a real low at present and mortgages still hard to come by, it appears as though the rental market will continue to see a lot of activity in the coming years. With property prices plummeting since 2007, many people have turned to the rental [...]

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Household charge reminders sent to those who have already paid

Household charge warning letters seeking payment of €127 including a penalty for late payment have been sent to homeowners who have already paid the charge, the Local Government Management Agency confirmed late last week. The first batch of warning letters to owner-occupiers, believed not to have paid the charge, was issued last week. Up to [...]

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The non-principal private residence charge must be paid by those who own a second property in the State

€2 million more raised this year in tax on second properties

The second home tax has raised nearly €2 million more this year than in 2011. Saturday marked this year’s deadline for payment of the €200 non-principal private residence charge and almost €50 million had been paid by then nationally. Now, the government is using data from the NPPR in its quest to collect outstanding Household [...]

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Second home tax due this week

People are reminded that they have until the end of the week to pay the second home tax. The deadline for payment of the Non Principal Private Residence (NPPR) levy is this Saturday, June 30th. The €200 annual charge is based upon the ownership and status of a property on March 31st 2012. For further [...]

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Senator John Kelly

No amnesty for those who did not know they were liable for NPPR charge

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan insists there will be no amnesty for shop and business owners who were unaware they were liable to pay the Non-Principal Private Residences (NPPR) charge. Minister Hogan said, however, that individuals could approach their local authority’s manager to determine whether parts of their property are deemed habitable while he [...]

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Almost 915,000 homeowners have now paid the €100 household charge

Number who have paid the household charge now stands at almost 915,000

The number of people who have paid the €100 household charge now stands at 914,932, according to the latest figures released by the government. That figure suggests that a number of people are still paying the charge despite the March 31st deadline having passed. It is estimated that now over half of those liable for [...]

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Joe Costello

Landlords and second home owners to be targeted for household charge

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. Just over 800,000 signed up for the charge before last Saturday’s deadline – believed to be less [...]

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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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