An open letter (to Minister Hogan and the Kildare County Manager) on the Local Property Tax
Dear Minister Hogan
So, I have paid my local property tax. I belive as I have said on numerous times that some form of tax on real property is a good economic idea. I have severe concerns about how this particular property tax is implemented but I guess it’s a start.
What I wonder however is this : it is billed as being for local authorities (which I think you are rationalizing anyhow so we might see a reduction….?) but I am unsure what, exactly, I get from Kildare County Council.
On their website they have a number of departments, which I guess correspond mostly to the activities they undertake. Let me go through them…
- Community : this seems to be about festivals and apparently we have joint policing committees. The latter are of course powerless. It also seems to cover the county development board. I wonder if that is…
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