Sunday 18 February 2018

Government's brass neck has not dulled

Dublin's Grafton Street: Can we afford to suck millions out of economy at Christmas time?
Dublin's Grafton Street: Can we afford to suck millions out of economy at Christmas time?

In most matters of tribulation, a point is inevitably reached when you end up saying enough is enough.

The latest announcement by Revenue about the payment of the controversial property tax reached this point for me, and it showed clearly that this Government's brass neck has not dulled.

Revenue's statement that those opting to pay this tax for 2014 by either cheque or debit card can expect to have the money deducted instantly after the November 27 deadline left even a hardened cynic like me aghast.

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