18/09/2014

Galway City Council Reject Local Property Tax Reduction Proposal

Galway City Council has rejected a Sinn Féin proposal to reduce the Local Property Tax next year.

The council discussed a Sinn Féin proposal to reduce the tax by 15% in 2015, however, following the debate, the council voted against the move.

Ten councillors voted against, seven in favour and one abstained.

A number of councils, including Fingal and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin have previously voted in favour of the reduction.

(MH/CD)

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