property tax Archive

Standing room only at Society property tax seminar

Members of the public and professionals in the property and taxation sectors packed into Dublin’s Davenport Hotel for the recent public seminar on ‘Local Property Tax and Household Valuations’. At the Seminar, which was jointly organised by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Irish Tax Institute, experts on property valuation

We want tax

PETER STAFFORD outlines the Society’s submission to Government on the property tax. It took the collapse of the property market for many in the Government to properly understand the scale of the exchequer’s reliance on stamp duty as a source of income. In 2007, at the height of the housing market, a full 14%

Tax facts

TOM DUNNE clarifies the issues surrounding different forms of property tax. The debate about property taxes can be intense and often this is due to a lack of clarity about the concepts involved, not to mention the exact meaning of terms used. Such lack of clarity is always a recipe for unhelpful