Local property tax: in 2021, either its rate will have to be reduced or bills will soar.   Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

When it was first introduced, in 2013, the local property tax was that fairly unusual feature of the Irish exchequer funding reform – a sensible tax, (...)

You should not be paying local property tax on those spaces that are already subject to commercial rates. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

My wife started her own business in 1999. As she works from home, in 1999 we built an extension to our home in order for her to carry out her business(...)

Ian Talbot, chief executive of  Chambers Ireland: “Businesses already pay high levels of commercial rates and cannot take any more hits.” Photograph: Alan Betson

BARRY ROCHE Chambers Ireland and Cork Chamber have called on local authorities to ensure any reduction in the local property tax is not subsidised by (...)

Because interest earned in 2013 is not applied to customer accounts until January 2nd, 2014, Ulster Bank customers will have to pay the new rate of 41(...)

Revenue Commissioner Josephine Feehily faces the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform

Just as Revenue looked to have weathered the storm over the local property tax, it has thrown the issue wide open again.As of yesterday morning, even (...)

I have received a letter from the Revenue about next year’s Local Property Tax. It tells me that I need to let them know by November 7th how I inte(...)

Strange then that Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore, and some of his party, have chosen to attack the Revenue in the ongoing Local Property Tax fiasco for fairly and accurately implementing the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act

One of the minimum expectations of Government might be that it should stand behind at least those laws that it has enacted itself. Strange then that L(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney today played down any suggestion of tension between Fine Gael and Labour over payment of the property tax and expressed confidence that confusion over payment dates would be clarified within the next 24 hours.

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney today played down any suggestion of tension between Fine Gael and Labour over payment of the property tax and e(...)

Having read and re-read the booklet that came with the Local Property Tax form, and having filled in the(...)

I refer to the final paragraph of your reply to " USC income thresholds for over-70s " ( Irish Times Tue(...)

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