Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown authority set to cut property tax above its 15 per cent limit

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown has become the first local authority to move to reduce the rate of local property tax by more than the 15 per cent permitted under law.

25th January, 2015

The council will debate a motion on the reduction of the local property tax next month, although such a reduction would require the government to change the law on the degree to which local authorities can vary the rate.

The motion, which has been proposed by a Fine Gael councillor, would have national ramifications were the government to change the law to allow a lower rate of property tax to be levied.

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