Michael McDowell: More and more people are facing a financial cliff in 2019...

Unless there is radical reform of the local property tax in the meantime

11th September, 2016
Something needs to change with the LPT Pic: RollingNews.ie

Mark my words: the so-called local property tax (LPT) is a ticking political time bomb that will play a central part in the next general election, particularly in the greater Dublin area.

You don’t need a crystal ball to see why. Anyone who comes up with a proposal to abolish and replace it with a different and genuine local government charge will blow away those who support its retention at the ballot box.

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