27 May

Council to decide on whether or not to cut property tax valuation

first_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Council to decide on whether or not to cut property tax valuation Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Donegal County Council will decide this week on whether or not to cut property tax valuation.From next year, councillors can vary the property tax up or down by up to 15 per cent.Donegal has about 69,000 houses registered for the tax, but because of lower property values here, it collected just €8.7 million to the middle of this year.Council boss Seamus Neely has warned that public services could suffer as a result of the reduction in tax.Despite this, Sinn Fein have confirmed they will be seeking a reduction of 15%, with party whip Cllr Mick Quinn saying the current situation is proof of the extent to which Donegal has lost out over the years……Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/mick.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Google+ WhatsApp Previous articleJohn McNulty to meet with senior Labour politicians todayNext articleThousands of pounds worth of damage caused to Strabane bridge work site News Highland WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published center_img By News Highland – September 25, 2014 Facebook Pinterest Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Homepage BannerNews Facebook Google+ Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more