Articles tagged with: PROPERTY TAX

CO COUNCIL FUNDING ALLOCATION REDUCED BY €278,664 BECAUSE OF PROPERTY TAX CUT DECISION

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29 Oct 2015 Comments Off on CO COUNCIL FUNDING ALLOCATION REDUCED BY €278,664 BECAUSE OF PROPERTY TAX CUT DECISION

PETER HUGHES Monaghan Co Council has received a reduction of €278,664 in its Local Property Tax allocation for 2016 from the Dept of the Environment as a consequence of the local authority’s recent decision to reduce the amount of property tax levied in the county by 7.5%. This information was provided by the Co Council’s Head of Finance John Murray to last week’s meeting of the Ballybay-Clones Municipal District, when the members were considering their own budget for next year. Mr Murray said that in 2015 the allocation to each of the county’s ...

ONLY LIMITED NUMBER OF UNFINISHED ESTATES TO BENEFIT FROM PROPERTY TAX WAIVER

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8 Mar 2013 Comments Off on ONLY LIMITED NUMBER OF UNFINISHED ESTATES TO BENEFIT FROM PROPERTY TAX WAIVER

Monaghan Co Council was told on Monday that only a limited number of unfinished housing estates in the county would benefit from a property tax waiver under stringent qualification regulations in this regard laid out by the Dept of the Environment. Referring to details about the property tax waiver the Council had been furnished with, Acting Co Manager David Fallon said the Council’s planners had conducted an inspection of all 38 unfinished housing developments in the county and only four came into the category for a waiver as ...

S.F. WINS CO COUNCIL BATTLE OVER IMPOSITION OF PROPERTY TAX ON TENANTS – BUT MINISTER HOGAN COULD WIN THE WAR!

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8 Feb 2013 Comments Off on S.F. WINS CO COUNCIL BATTLE OVER IMPOSITION OF PROPERTY TAX ON TENANTS – BUT MINISTER HOGAN COULD WIN THE WAR!
S.F. WINS CO COUNCIL BATTLE OVER IMPOSITION OF PROPERTY TAX ON TENANTS – BUT MINISTER HOGAN COULD WIN THE WAR!

The Sinn Féin members of Monaghan Co Council succeeded on Monday in having a proposal carried with the effect of preventing the Council from passing on the property tax to tenants of local authority housing. The Council voted 13-6, after a long and at times heated discussion, to adopt a Notice submitted by the SF councillors under Section 140 of the Local Government Act which issued a requisition to Acting Co Manager David Fallon to “refrain from increasing the rent payable by local authority tenants as a result of ...

LOCAL AUTHORITY TENANTS WON’T ESCAPE THE PROPERTY TAX, MONAGHAN TOWN COUNCIL TOLD

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20 Dec 2012 Comments Off on LOCAL AUTHORITY TENANTS WON’T ESCAPE THE PROPERTY TAX, MONAGHAN TOWN COUNCIL TOLD

People renting accommodation from local authorities will find themselves enmeshed in the net of the new property tax to come into operation next year, Monday night’s Budget Meeting of Monaghan Town Council was informed. Town Manager David Fallon stated that the Council would have to pay the property tax on the dwellings in its ownership, and this would be passed on by tenants in the form of rent increases which he estimated would be in the region of €2 per week. Fianna Fáil councillor Robbie Gallagher asked how ...

PROPERTY TAX TO THE FORE AS TOUGH BUDGET UNVEILED

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7 Dec 2012 Comments Off on PROPERTY TAX TO THE FORE AS TOUGH BUDGET UNVEILED

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan announced the introduction of the much anticipated property tax when he unveiled a string of tough measures in the national Budget for 2013 in the Dåil yesterday. The property tax will be levied at a graduated scale from 0.18% to 0.25% depending on the value of the property. Properties worth €1 million will be liable to 0.18% on the first million and 0.25% after that. The average householder will pay €300-€500 a year, according to most estimates. The new tax is expected ...