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 […]

IFA Strongly Oppose Septic Tank Charges & Army Of Inspectors

IFA National Environment & Rural Affairs Chairman Pat Farrell has restated the Association’s strong objection to the introduction of any septic tank charges and imposing an army of septic tank inspectors on rural dwellers. In recent months IFA met with senior Government Ministers, including Environment Minister Phil Hogan, and called on them to “ensure that […]