Household charge may need new computer system

The government may have to tender for an entirely new IT system to handle the household charge.

4th March, 2012

The government may have to tender for an entirely new IT system to handle the household charge, amid fears that the official database of those who pay the €100 charge may not be compatible with other agencies.

The Local Government Management Agency (LGMA), which has responsibility for collecting the charge from every eligible household, said that the IT system which it would use to record the list of paid-up households may not match those of...

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