Anyone who hasn’t paid household charge by end of June will be hit with €200 fine

Revenue-CommissionersAnyone who hasn't paid the Household charge by the end of this month will be hit with a 200 euro bill from the first of July.

The charge is 145 euro before then and anyone who has yet to pay it is being reminded to do so, before the duty of collecting the fee is handed over the the Revenue Commissioners.

It's estimated around 280-thousand households have not paid - with payment levels at 80 percent.

Jackie Maguire is the chair of the Household Charge Project Board: