Property Tax Rates 2021

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 2021  LPT had to be made by September 30th 2020 – and these are the results of all the local authorities decisions on the Property Tax Rates for 2021.

These are the councils that have changed their  property tax rates from 2020

  • Carlow increased by 5%
  • Clare increased by 15%
  • Cork County increased by 5%
  • Donegal increased by 15%
  • Tipperary – reduced by 10%
  • Kerry – increased by 10%
  • Kildare increased by 7.5%
  • Kilkenny increased by 15%
  • Leitrim increased by 15%
  • Limerick increased by 7.5%
  • Monaghan increased by 15%
  • Offaly increased by 15%
  • Roscommon increased by 15%
  • Sligo increased by 15%
  • Tipperary increased by 10%
  • Wicklow increased by 10%

See more here about Paying the 2020 Local Property Tax


The following councils will be charging the standard Property Tax Rates in 2021 :

  • Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown
  • Galway County
  • Galway City
  • Louth,
  • Meath
  • Wicklow .

The following Councils will be  charging more than the standard  LPT rate in 2021

Carlow 5% more
Cavan 15% more
Clare 15% more
Cork County 7.5% more
Donegal 15% more
Kerry 7.5% more
Kildare 7.5% more
Kilkenny 15% more
Laois – 10% more
Leitrim 15% more
Limerick City & County : 15% more
Longford  15% more
Mayo 10% more
Monaghan 15% more
Offaly 15% more
Roscommon 15% more
Sligo 15% more
Tipperary 10% more
Waterford 10% more
Westmeath 15% more
Wexford 10% more

The following local authorities will charge 15% less than the standard LPT again in 2021

Dublin City Council
South Dublin County Council


A 10% cut to LPT will be made by Fingal County Council (The same as 2020)


These are the Standard Rates Of Property Tax in Ireland

Valuation band, €Standard LPT payment, €
0 – 100,00090
100,001 – 150,000225
150,001 – 200,000315
200,001 – 250,000405
250,001 – 300,000495
300,001 – 350,000585
350,001 – 400,000675
400,001 – 450,000765
450,001 – 500,000855
500,001 – 550,000945
550,001 – 600,0001,035
600,001 – 650,0001,125
650,001 – 700,0001,215
700,001 – 750,0001,305
750,001 – 800,0001,395
800,001 – 850,0001,485
850,001 – 900,0001,575
900,001 – 950,0001,665
950,001 – 1,000,0001,755

Properties worth more than €1 million are assessed on the actual value at 0.18% on the first €1 million and 0.25% on the portion above €1 million.