SIPTU call to drop Household Tax welcomed

The call today by the country’s largest union , SIPTU, for a suspension of the Household Tax is very welcome. The National Executive Council of SIPTU  passed a unanimous motion calling on the Government to suspend the proposed Household Charge on the basis that it is unfair and regressive : “The Household Charge as currently […]

Household tax the first step to property and water taxes

The Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes has claimed that Government plans to introduce water taxes by 2014 mean that ordinary households will be hit with stealth taxes of 1000+ euro within two years when the combined cost of water tax and property tax are taken into account. The Campaign challenged Minister Hogan’s contention that […]