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 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

How much extra Property Tax Will You have to Pay

A 15% increase will result in the following annual Property Tax risess

  • Band 1 €13 increase
  • Band 2 €33 increase
  • Band 3 €47 increase
  • Band 4 €60 increase
  • Band 5 €74 increase
  • Band 6 €87 increase
  • Band 7 €101 increase
  • Band 8 €114 increase
  • Band 9 €128 increase
  • Band 10 €141 increase
  • Band 11 €155 increase
  • Band 12 €168 increase
  • Band 13 €182 increase
  • Band 14 €195 increase
  • Band 15 €209 increase
  • Band 16 €222 increase
  • Band 17 €236 increase

The following local authorities will charge 15% less than the standard LPT again in 2020

Dublin City Council
South Dublin County Council

Other Reduced Rates

A 10% cut to LPT will be made by Fingal County Council (The same as 2019)