Monday December 9, 2019

30,000 tax certs withheld over LPT

4th October, 2015

The taxman has withheld almost 30,000 tax clearance certificates over failure to pay the local property tax (LPT)

The latest Revenue statistics show that a major compliance programme in relation to the LPT and its predecessor, the household charge, has seen nearly 260,000 compliance letters issued this year.

Revenue can apply interest and surcharges where taxpayers fail to pay the LPT. It also has the power to deduct the amount due from the wages or pensions of...

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