Full property tax will be linked to site value

The full property tax - when introduced - will be graduated and related to site value.

That's according to the Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte, who says it'll be a more fair payment whereby wealthy people pay more than those on lower incomes.

The comments follow the controversy sparked by the household charge - an interim measure under which all households handed over the same fee of 100-euro.

Minister Rabbitte says efforts are being made to ensure the full charge reflects people's circumstances: