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Local Councillor expresses commercial rates revaluation appeals process concern

At a Finance Committee meeting of Westmeath County Council earlier this month, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke expressed deep concern regarding the commercial rates revaluation appeals process and the negative impact the outcomes of those appeals may have on the county’s budget for the calendar year.

Increase to standard income tax band is positive - O’Brien

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has welcomed the increase in the standard income tax band from €33,800 to €34,550, announced this week by the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, as part of Budget 2018.

Time for Government to deliver on commercial rates Bill - Troy

Fianna Fáil Deputy Robert Troy has called on the Government to accelerate its plan for a new commercial rates Bill.

Business owners urged to appeal commercial rates


Smaller businesses will be “hammered” by new commercial rates


We live in a time of constant flux

There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen. there are times when you get all you desire. and there are times you don’t. These days in Galway, there exists an extra sense of satisfaction, to which we are unaccustomed. Perched here on the edge of Europe, we have often felt away from the centre of things, but still a part of the big picture.

Councillors extremely frustrated at ‘regressive’ rates system

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A debate on commercial rates at this week’s meeting of Galway County Council led one exasperated councillor to remark that there would not be a rural pub left in Galway in a few years time if the system was not changed. The method of collecting rates was labelled as ‘outdated and antiquated’ where the amounts paid were in no way related to business income.

Castlebar Town Council drops rates by two per cent in its final budget

The final budget meeting of Castlebar Town Council saw the elected members vote to drop the commercial rates in the town by two per cent for the year ahead. The members voted to cut the rateable valuation from 70.23 to 68.76 on foot of a proposal from Sinn Féin councillor Therese Ruane.

Free seminar in Galway to demystify commercial rates revaluation

According to DTZ Sherry FitzGerald many of its clients cite rates as the third highest overhead, behind rent and staff costs. With the national revaluation currently under way and rateable values set to increase across all business sectors, DTZ Sherry FitzGerald is encouraging occupiers and landlords of vacant commercial premises in Galway city to question whether they could be paying less.

Property tax estimates to be sent to homeowners by March

Home owners across Galway city and county will receive letters in March telling them how much their home is worth and how much should be paid under the property tax.


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