Laois property tax to pay for Dublin services claims FF council candidate

David Ryan, Fianna F�il

David Ryan, Fianna F�il

The Government has reneged on its pledge to give most of the Laois property tax back to Laois according to a Fianna Fáil local election candidate.

David Ryan, who is running in the Portlaoise/Abbeyleix area, said the Local Property Tax, which started out as a tax to go towards local services delivered by county hall, has turned into anything but a Local tax.

“Now a large amount of the money that was supposed to go to Laois County Council is going to Dublin, a complete change from the 80% we were all promised.

“This all happened after people started paying the tax that “didn’t” double in household budgets this year,” he said. *See Page 20




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