The new Property Tax will be deducted from salaries, bank accounts or social welfare payments if people don’t pay.
The Revenue Commissioners is warning it has a range of legal powers to gather the charge – in the event of non compliance.
A public information campaign on the levy will begin in March – with letters detailing an estimate being sent out before April.
1.6 million households in the country are liable for the tax – and even people seeking a deferral must complete the forms.
Revenue Chairperson Josephine Feehily – told the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee – there will also be interest charges:
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