Pearse Doherty: Payment of Property Tax now unavoidable

pearseThe Taoiseach says plans by the revenue commissioners to take the property tax from people's bank accounts, salaries or welfare would only be a last resort.

Revenue Commissioner Josephine Feehily's confirmed to an Oireachtas Committee the range of powers that can be used to ensure compliance with the tax.

Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty is Sinn Fein's Financial Spokesperson.

He says that as it stands, it is clear people will have to pay the charge with the only option now to try and get the tax off the statute book: