Property Tax Rates for 2019

Property Tax Rates 2019

Under Property Tax regulations – local Councils can adjust the annual property tax rates  , up or down each year, by as much as 15% from the base rate. All the decisions for 2019  LPT had to be made by September 30th 2018 – and these are the results of all the local authorities decisions on the Property Tax Rates for 2019 .

Th majority of councils did not change their  rates from 2018 – apart from these three :

  • Tipperary – reduced by 10%
  • Kerry – reduced by 5%
  • Longford – raised by 10%

See more here about Paying the 2019 Local Property Tax


The following councils will be charging the standard rate of LPT  in 2019 :

Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork County, Cork City, Donegal, Galway County,
Galway City,  Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny,  Leitrim,
Louth, Mayo , Meath , Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo,
Tipperary,  Westmeath, Wicklow .

The following Councils will be  charging more than the standard  LPT rate.
Laois – 10% more
Limerick City & County : 7.5% more
Longford  15% more ( This is a 10% increase from 2018)
Waterford 2.5% more
Wexford 10% more

The following local authorities will charge 15% less than the standard LPT again in 2019

Dublin City Council
Dun Laoghaire + Rathdown Council
South Dublin County Council

Other Reduced Rates

A 10% cut to LPT will be made by Fingal County Council (The same as 2018)