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Cork County Council will have surplus to allow maximum reduction to property tax

REPORTS from Minister Brendan Howlin that Cork County Council will have a surplus which will allow them to reduce the property tax by the maximum 15% allowed have been welcomed by Bandon-based Sinn Féin Cllr Rachel McCarthy. Sinn Féin passed a motion in June calling on the council to reduce the charge by 15% and the Minister has now indicated that this is possible in 12 local authorities including Cork.

Fianna Fáil property tax statement “beggars belief”

SINN Féin Bandon Cllr Rachel McCarthy has reacted to the statement this week from Fianna Fail that they had exposed the fact that local authorities can raise the property tax by 15%.   She said, “It beggars belief that Fianna Fáil only now seem to realise that the Home Tax can be increased by local authorities.   “If they were involved in the Dáil debate that very fact was raised