Sinn Fein to launch draft repeal Bill to have property tax removed

pearse DohertySinn Féin says the government needs to explore other ways of raising funding, instead of punishing people with the property tax.

The party will today launch a draft repeal Bill to have the tax removed from legislation and to return the money to those who have already paid.

They argue that the tax on family homes is unfair and should be scrapped completely.

Party Spokesperson on Finance, Pearse Doherty, says they have outlined other methods through which the government can raise cash: