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Household Charge

The Household Charge is an annual charge introduced by the Local Government (Household Charge) Act 2011 and is payable by owners of residential property. It is a matter for owners of residential properties to register and pay the Household Charge on or after the 1st of January 2012.

The Household Charge is an interim measure only and a comprehensive property tax will be introduced soon, possibly in the budget in late 2012.

The household charge only applies to residential properties in the State.