Property Tax: Your questions answered

Don't pay and Revenue can raid your salary or bank accounts to collect property tax. Even those who pay up can find themselves liable to penalties, writes Siobhán Brett.

25th May, 2013
The penalty for not submitting a return at all this year is the half-year tax charge (estimated by Revenue) plus a penalty of that amount again.

The local property tax (LPT) deadline is Tuesday. While the system has been designed to ensure compliance, just what will happen if you don't pay? Can you still reach an agreement with the Revenue, or will you face sanctions? And what happens if you just got your return wrong? Here we've answered a number of questions you might have about late returns and attempted or inadvertent non-payment of the tax.

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