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Household Charge

The Household Charge is an annual charge introduced by the Local Government (Household Charge) Act 2011 / Local
Government (Household charge) Regulations 2012
which is payable by owners of residential property.

Laois County Council  would like to thank all Citizens who have Registered and paid the €100 Household Charge. The collection of the charge is critical to enable this Council to continue to provide local essential services including fire and emergency, roads, water, housing, parks and libraries.

Household Charge Leaflet

Registration and Payment of the charge can be made:

1) ONLINE at  http://www.householdcharge.ie

Household Charge

 2) Alternatively, renewal or registration forms can be downloaded online, completed and forwarded with payment (cheque/bank draft/postal order made payable to Household Charge) to Household Charge, Local Government Management Agency, P.O Box 12168, Dublin 1.

3) Cash Office
, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise: Mon – Fri 9.30am to 3.30pm

Note: As Late payments fees and interest are payable after 1st April, 2012, Laois County Council encourages you to Register and pay the charge as soon as possible. For your convenience, a Schedule of late payment fees is tabled below:

Late Payment fees and interest from April 2012 -  To March 2013
Date1st April May June JulAug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan -13 Feb  Mar
Charge due  €100  €100 €100   €100  €100  €100 €100   €100  €100 €100   €100  €100
Standard Penalty  €10 €10   €10  €10  €10  €10  €20  €20  €20  €20  €20  €20
Interest  €1  €2  €3  €4  €5  €6  €7 €8   €9  €10  €11 €12 
Total Due  €111  €112  €113  €114  €115  €116  €127  €128  €129  €130  €131  €132

Queries:
Queries in relation to the Household Charge can be addressed by contacting the Household Charge Section of the Finance Department  Laois County Council on 057-8664062/8664126/8664059 or by contacting the Household Charge Call Centre on Lo Call 1890357357.

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