Property Tax 2021

The 2021 Local Property Tax (LPT) liability date is November 1st 2020.

If you own a residential property on November 1st 2020 you are liable for the Property Tax on it for 2021.

If you want to change your payment method for 2021, you need to amend your LPT online record by 30th November 2020. 

The payment deadline will be Jan 8th 2021 for anyone paying the Local Property Tax in full by cash, cheque, postal order, credit card or debit card.

If you want to pay the tax in full, in a single debit payment you will need to confirm that by the 8th January 2021.

Revenue will send out letters in October 2020  to those who paid by lump sum. to ask homeowners to confirm their payment option again for 2021.

If you paid the 2020 LPT  by Direct Debit or by deduction at source, that method of payment will continue automatically for 2021. There is no need for these people to complete any forms etc. (Unless they want to change their method of payment).

Information about 2021 Property Tax Amounts Here

Anyone who bought a home in 2013 is still exempt from LPT until  the end of 2021 – see more about that here

The LPT Helpline is 01 738 3626
You can access LPT Online here

Property Tax Valuation

The good news is that the original LPT  valuations from 2013 are still valid for 2021. The LPT valuation band you selected for 2013 stays the same until November 2021 (Unless you think it was wrong.).
Taxpayers will not have to face increased Local Property Tax bills for 2021 after the Finance Minister decided to defer the valuation date for the tax from November 2020 to November 2021 .

See details of the county by county  2021 Property Tax Rates Here

If you live in an area where the local council has changed the LPT for 2021 you should get a letter confirming the new rate.

Property Tax 2021  Payment Dates

If you are paying your LPT in full by cash, cheque, postal order, credit card or debit card. – payment must be made by the latest 10th January 2021

15th January 2021 – This is the date of the first LPT monthly direct debit.

21st March 2021:  Single Debit Authority payments will be deducted from bank accounts on or around this date. (

Credit/Debit Card payments: (online only):  The full amount will be charged to your card on the day you select this payment method for paying your 2021 LPT .

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