7,500 firms face steep rate hikes

Valuation office undertakes nationwide rates revaluation

5th February, 2017
Liam Farrell, owner of the Carrick Cineplex, Carrick-on-Shannon Picture: Brian Farrell

Around 7,500 businesses are facing commercial rate hikes under the first national programme of its kind for 160 years.

Around 7,500 of the 19,000 businesses currently under review in south County Dublin, Offaly, Kildare, Sligo, Carlow and Kilkenny are due to have their rates hiked.

It comes after the recent revaluations of 6,500 businesses in Leitrim, Longford, Roscommon and Westmeath saw some facing steep increases.

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