Whitaker Institute member Dr Gerard Turley, of the Performance Management cluster, has written a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article examines whether the local property tax and commercial rates system is fit for purpose.
For more information on Dr Gerard Turley and Stephen McNena’s project Local Authority Finances, click here.
Is it time to reset property taxes and commercial rates?
“Income from commercial rates, totalling €1.5bn, far outweighs the Local Property Tax yield of about €500m”