Tuesday 23 January 2018

Some councils will be better off – but no change for the rest

Don't take our word for it. Brendan Howlin says some councils will have money from the property tax to give some funding back to homeowners next year.

In 2015, councils will get the bulk of the money collected in property tax in their area. Plus, the councils will be able to cut or hike the tax by 15pc – depending on their budgetary position.

Although central government funding will be reduced and motor tax taken away, some councils will be better off.

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