Tuesday November 24, 2020

Cabinet set to consider €100 household tax

Environment minister Phil Hogan is to present proposals to cabinet within the coming fortnight that will include plans for a yearly charge on each household in the state.

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Environment minister Phil Hogan is to present proposals to cabinet within the coming fortnight that will include plans for a yearly charge on each household in the state.

Ministers will be asked to decide whether to impose a relatively low charge – at around €100 per year – and allow for very few exemptions, or a higher charge with a broader range of exemptions, such as for those of social welfare. The higher charge could...

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