Hogan’s climbdown reflects growing pressure on home taxes

The concession by the government on the septic tank registration charge is a desperate attempt to stem the growing opposition to household taxes. Momentum is now building against the household tax and, with 95% still not paying, the government faces mass non-registration of the first troika-imposed tax. Huge attendances have taken place around the country […]

Retro-Fit Scheme Must Be Part Of Septic Tank Plan – IFA

IFA National Environment & Rural Affairs Chairman Pat Farrell has called for the introduction of a retro-fit scheme for rural dwellers, who could face higher compliance obligations as part of new legislation on septic tanks.   Pat Farrell was critical of the failure of the septic tank legislation to provide any assistance to rural dwellers […]