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Archive for the ‘Property Tax’ Category

Pyrite homeowners can avoid expensive testing to avail of their LPT exemption

12th December 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that legislation going through Committee Stage in the Dáil yesterday (Friday), will allow pyrite homeowners to avoid the expensive testing they previously had to undergo to in order to avail of the exemption from Local Property […]

Local Property Tax rates to be maintained until 2019

5th December 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Member of the Finance Committee, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the news that the revaluation date for Local Property Tax (LPT) rates has been postponed until 2019. “The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, has published the Local Property Bill […]

€9 million Budget increase shows commitment of Govt to helping those affected by pyrite

14th October 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that measures contained in Budget 2016 clearly illustrate the Government’s strong commitment to assisting homeowners affected by pyrite.   “As someone who has campaigned vigorously on behalf of the owners of pyritic homes, I am […]

FF must come clean on property tax

8th October 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has called on Fianna Fáil to clarify its position on Local Property Tax ahead of next week’s Budget. Fianna Fáil’s Finance Spokesperson, Michael McGrath, seemed to accept Local Property Tax as it currently stands on last night’s […]

Farrell calls for those with a disability to check if they are eligible for Local Property Tax exemption and refund

9th July 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has called for those who are incapacitated and those with disabilities to check their eligibility for a refund and exemption from the Local Property Tax.   “I am delighted with Minister Noonan’s decision to extend the scope […]

Funding for Fingal rural development programme

24th April 2013

Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has said that funding for Fingal LEADER Partnership can now be accessed for rural economic development via a €90 million fund, announced by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan today in the Dáil. “Fingal LEADER Partnership has been playing a […]

Fingal Update – Fingal Development Plan 2011 – 2017 & other matters

24th October 2010

As you may be aware, Fingal County Council have been meeting every Tuesday and Wednesday for the last number of weeks to deliberate on the county development plan. As part of this process, I would like to bring a number of items to your attention. […]