Councill will in future issue 2nd home tax reminders

Donegal County Council has agreed to issue reminder notices for those who are liable for the second home tax.

This year, for many the first reminder the got about the tax was 3 months after it is due.

It is claimed many were unaware that the new deadline was earlier this year and are now being told that they owe, not only the 200 euros but also 20 euros per month that they are over.

Councillor Dessie Larking is Chairperson of the council's  housing and corporate SPC:
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