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NEED FOR RATES REFORM DEBATED AS CO COUNCIL ADOPTS BUDGET FOR 2013

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NEED FOR RATES REFORM DEBATED AS CO COUNCIL ADOPTS BUDGET FOR 2013

The need for significant reforms in the manner in which rates on commercial properties are determined was debated by the members of Monaghan Co Council when they convened for their Annual Budget Meeting. Differing views on how reform might be achieved were discussed, with a proposal by Fianna Fáil councillor P J O’Hanlon that the system of rate assessment be changed from the valuation of property to the valuation of means of income defeated on a 7-8 show of hands vote. A Budget which provides for gross revenue ...