Ireland needs better approach to property tax

We need to focus on the long-term to achieve a regime that will work

29th May, 2016
Property Tax Website Pic: RollingNews.ie

It is fair to say that Ireland does not have a happy history of levying taxes on houses. As the new Department of Housing begins work on its important Action Plan for Housing, it’s worth reviewing Ireland’s recent attempts to get a property taxation regime that works for the long-term.

Currently, a house in Ireland is taxed by the local authority before it is built in the form of development levies...

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