Under Property Tax regulations – local Councils can adjust the annual property tax amounts , up or down each year, by as much as 15% from the base rate. All the decisions for 2017 had to be made by September 30th 2016 – and these are the results of all the local authorities decisions on the Property Tax Amounts for 2017 .
This year , for the first time, three local authorities have voted to charge more in 2017 than the standard rate set by government.
Councils charging more than the standard rate of LPT in 2017
Galway County 10% on top of standard rate.
Limerick City 10% on top of the standard rate.
Limerick County 10% on top of the standard rate.
Wexford 5% on top of the standard rate.
The following councils will be charging the standard rate of LPT as set by the government in 2017:
Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork County, Cork City Donegal,
Galway City,Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim,
Louth, Mayo , Meath , Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo,
Tipperary, Waterford City and County, Westmeath, Wicklow .
The following local authorities have decided to make the maximum 15% cut to LPT again in 2017
Dublin City Council
Dun Laoghaire + Rathdown Council
Fingal County Council
South Dublin County Council
Other Reduced Rates
A 3% cut to LPT will be made by Longford County Council,
Property Tax Amounts for 2017 – showing the actual LPT annual rates for the full amount and where cuts or increases have been made.
|Valuation||Full Rate LPT||15% Cut||3%
|0 – 100k
|100k – 150k||225||191||218||236||247|
|150,001 – 200k
|200,001 – 250k||405||344||392||425||445|
|250,001 – 300k
|300,001 – 350k||585||497||567||614||643|
|350,001 – 400k||675||573||654||709||742|
|400,001 – 450k||765||650||742||803||841|
|450,001 – 500k
|500,001 – 550k
|550,001 – 600k
|600,001 – 650k||1,125||956||1,091||1,181||1,237|
|650,001 – 700k||1,215||1,032||1,178||1,276||1,336|
|700,001 – 750k
|750,001 – 800k
|800,001 – 850k
|850,001 – 900k||1,575||1,338||1,527||1,654||1,732|
|900,001 – 950k||1,665||1,415||1,615||1,748||1,831|
|950,001 – 1 mill||1,755||1,491||1,702||1,843||1,930|
Note: some home owners will see an increase in their property tax bill compared to 2016 because some councils were charging a reduced LPT in 2016.
Summary of LPT 2017 Changes by County
Carlow Full Rate No Change
Cavan Full Rate No Change
Clare : Full Rate – 18% Increase (Gone from a 15% cut, up to standard rate)
Cork (City and County) Full Rate – 11% increase (From a 10% cut, up to standard rate)
Donegal Full Rate No Change
Galway County 10% Above std rate – 10% increase
Galway City Full Rate 11% increase (From a 10% cut up to standard rate)
Kerry Full Rate No Change
Kildare Full Rate – 8% Increase (From a 7.5% cut up to standard rate)
Kilkenny Full Rate No Change
Laois Full Rate No Change
Leitrim Full Rate No Change
Limerick City : 10% Above Std Rate (10% Increase from Std rate, up to 10% above)
Longford 3% below standard rate – no change
Louth Full Rate 1.75% Increase (From 1.5% below,up to standard rate)
Mayo Full Rate – No Change
Meath Full Rate – No Change
Monaghan Full Rate ( 8% Increase from a 7.5% cut ,up to standard rate)
Offaly Full Rate – No Change
Roscommon Full Rate – No Change
Sligo Full Rate – No Change
Tipperary Full Rate – No Change
Waterford Full Rate – No Change
Westmeath Full Rate – No Change
Wexford 5% Above std rate (5% Increase )
Wicklow Full Rate – No Change