[Audio] Household charge hasn’t gone away says Cllr

28th April 2014, Monday
By David O’Sullivan

Thousands of households around Cork have begun to receive threatening
letters from the Revenue
demanding payment of 200 euro for the “household charge”

The letters say people are to pay within two weeks or else face deduction
at source from their wages, or social welfare payments.

The letters are being sent nationally, and they began to arrive locally at
the end of last week.

The 200 euro is made up of 100 euro for the “original household charge”,
and a further 100 euro penalty for “non-payment”.

The Anti Austerity Alliance continue to be completely against the levy Cork
spokesman is City Cllr Mick Barry, he’s been speaking with TheCork.ie


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