Household Charge Penalties of €125,000 paid.

The Local Government Management Agency have already collected at least  €125000 in penalty charges and interest payments on the Household Charge.
The LGMA reported on Wednesday  11th April that 11425 late payments of the Household Charge had been made since the 31st March deadline. Any payment made after the due date incurs a €10 penalty and a €1 (1% per month) interest charge.

The penalty rises to €20 if payments are made after September 30th. Payments made later than 31st March 2013 will be charged a €30 penalty .

The CEO of the LGMA  said there were 230,00 unopened registration forms – and pointed out that some of these forms would be for more than one property.