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Old 11-01-2019, 09:51 AM
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Large property tax increases are on the way based on fact that property
prices are increasing, Why is it that this tax was accepted without much opposition compared to water charges?
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Old 11-01-2019, 09:54 AM
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Because it was aimed at the squeezed middle who accept that taxes are the price you pay for living in a functioning society.

If it does massively increase there will be protests though.
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Old 11-01-2019, 09:57 AM
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Large property tax increases are on the way based on fact that property
prices are increasing, Why is it that this tax was accepted without much opposition compared to water charges?
People are slowly realising that if they want Scandinavian style decent public services then we will have to pay Scandinavian style taxes.


Mick Barry,PBP/AAA and SF etc will tell you that you should not pay for anything and just get out and protest on the streets.


We have the only Socialists on earth that are against property taxes.
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:19 AM
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Large property tax increases are on the way based on fact that property
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Large increases? Have you any link for that? I heard a politician before Christmas saying there wold be only moderate increases, whichever is true.
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:23 AM
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Large increases? Have you any link for that? I heard a politician before Christmas saying there wold be only moderate increases, whichever is true.
Heard a clip on radio this morning, but also think it is on independent.ie
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:27 AM
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https://www.independent.ie/business/...-37701264.html
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:33 AM
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Heard a clip on radio this morning, but also think it is on independent.ie
Looks like click bait scaremongering, huge increases won't wash with Joe public, especially with en election due within 2 years.
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:38 AM
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Has the Carbon Tax been mentioned yet?
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:39 AM
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Large property tax increases are on the way based on fact that property
prices are increasing, Why is it that this tax was accepted without much opposition compared to water charges?
Because Revenue were collecting it.

Simples.
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:44 AM
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Property taxes are a policy of Socialism to progress fair distribution of wealth.
The present problem in Ireland is that a' one size fits all' is used on small business and large business.
This has caused major financial problems for the small business sector of Ireland.

Property taxes require to be imposed fairly and assessed on the size of the property and the actual revenue stream of the property. It is a complex calculation and assessment appears arbitrary.
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