Deadline for household tax

The deadline for payment of the Household charge and was extended until the close of business today, Wednesday, April 2.

The deadline for payment of the Household charge and was extended until the close of business today, Wednesday, April 2.

Revenue received about 10,000 calls to the LPT helpline last Monday, March 31 a huge proportion of which related to arrears of the Household Charge.

Property owners seem now to be acting on the fact that the Household Charge, which was initially €100 and increased to €200 last July, and will increase further to €213 by the end of April if it is ignored.

The LPT helpline (1890 200 255) is open from 8am to 5pm today.

The Revenue Commissioners have given home owner one last chance but advised owners to “Act now to avoid interest, penalties and enforcement activity.”