Council opens consultation on whether LPT should be increased or reduced in Donegal

first_img WhatsApp Pinterest News Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Council opens consultation on whether LPT should be increased or reduced in Donegal Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp Facebook Donegal County Council has begun a public consultation on potential variations to the basic rate of Local Property Tax in the county from next year.The 2012 Act which brought in the tax allows local authorities vary the basic rate within their own area by a maximum of 15%. This means that Donegal County Council can either increase or decrease the rate of Local Property Tax in Donegal in 2015.This would have an impact on service provision locally, so before deciding, each council must seek the views of the public.Donegal County Council’s Director of Finance is Garry Martin. He says while it’s too early to speak about specific figures, the final decision will have an impact on the council’s budget……..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/garryconsultlpt.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Twittercenter_img Facebook Previous articleBetting suspended on One Direction Split as rumours spikeNext articleCouncil for the West wants minister to oversee implementation of CEDRA News Highland HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Google+ Twitter By News Highland – July 15, 2014 PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img