Tag Archives: penalties

propertyTaxWebsite

More than 2,000 admit to underpaying their property tax

More than 2,000 people have admitted to under-declaring the value of their homes in property tax returns since November. Homeowners who haven’t been truthful with the taxman now have until the end of March to come clean. Revenue said last week that it had collected almost €1.5m a day after it threatened to haul homeowners [...]

Read More >
propertyTaxWebsite

Revenue collecting €1.5m in property tax a day

Revenue says it is taking in about €1.5m a day in property tax. It processed 1,700 card payments on Tuesday alone, the busiest day for such payments since last November. It has also collected €3.8m in arrears on the Household Charge. Homeowners now have less than two weeks to settle arrears of the household charge [...]

Read More >
PropertyTax_jpg_800x1000_q100

No tax clearance cert for those who fail to pay property tax

Tax clearance certificates will not be issued to self-employed workers if they fail to pay the new property tax. The Revenue Commissioners have been granted authority to veto tax clearance certs for individuals who are found not to have paid the new tax – which comes into force in July. The move places increased pressure [...]

Read More >
logo-Office-of-the-Revenue-Commissioners

Revenue to chase down household charge

The Revenue Commissioners are set to be given new powers to chase down the 600,000 homeowners who have yet to pay the household charge. Among the measures they will potentially use to get people to pay will be to deny householders tax clearance certificates. Penalties for failing to pay the new property tax will also [...]

Read More >
Home-Value-Calculator

Homeowners will value their own homes for property tax

Homeowners will be allowed to assess the value of their own homes to pay the property tax but will face “severe penalties” if they undervalue their home. According to a report in today’s Irish Independent, the Revenue Commissioners will sent out a checklist next July, where homeowners will be allowed to tick off the value [...]

Read More >
Some of the reminder letters sent out last week about the €100 household charge were sent to people who had already paid

Household charge reminders sent to people who had already paid

The office in charge of collecting the controversial household charge, the Local Government Management Agency, has received over 1,800 complaints from people who received reminder letters last week but who had already registered and paid the €100 fee. Last week 37,750 letters were sent out by local authorities nationwide to reminder householders of their obligation [...]

Read More >
Phil-Hogan

Government to pursue household charge evaders

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has said the Government will pursue all those who have not yet paid the household charge. Speaking in Kilkenny this afternoon, the minister said letters will be sent to householders from local authorities reminding them of the penalties and interest relating to non-payment. Full details of how the system [...]

Read More >
Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin

Proposal to extend household charge deadline until September

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin has said his party will bring forward an amendment to legislation to extend the deadline for the household charge payment to the end of September. Martin, who was speaking during Leaders’ Questions, said that there were big difficulties in how the government was communicating the charge, saying that not everyone [...]

Read More >