Thursday, 24 January 2019

Ceisteanna (304)

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

304. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the baseline figure in the context of the local property tax for each local authority for 2019. [3643/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Housing)

In accordance with Government decisions on Local Property Tax (LPT) distribution, every local authority has a minimum level of funding available, known as the baseline.  There are variances in LPT levels across the country, but all local authorities receive at least this baseline funding to support the delivery of services.  The total LPT baseline figure for 2019 is €355 million. The individual baselines for local authorities are set out in the table below. 

The final LPT allocations to local authorities for 2019, amounting to €503 million, along with details of the amounts retained locally in each area, local variation decisions, baselines, equalisation amounts etc., are published on my Department’s website at the following link:

https://www.housing.gov.ie/housing/chargestaxes/local-property-tax/local-property-tax-final-allocations-local-authorities-2019.

Table 1-  2019 LPT Baselines

Local Authority

2019 Baseline €

Carlow County Council

       6,138,657

Cavan County Council

          9,480,501

Cork City Council

       11,927,355

Donegal County Council

       25,119,850

Galway County Council

       14,517,890

Kerry County Council

       13,776,761

Kilkenny County Council 

       10,673,913

Laois County Council

          8,558,877

Leitrim County Council

          8,956,315

Limerick City & County Council 

       17,554,464

Longford County Council

          8,906,648

Louth County Council

          9,866,198

Mayo County Council

       19,812,344

Monaghan County Council

       11,238,572

Offaly County Council

          7,656,288

Roscommon County Council

       10,216,232

Sligo County Council

       10,202,627

Tipperary County Council

       25,951,602

Waterford City & County Council

       18,678,971

Westmeath County Council

       11,205,507

Wexford County Council

       13,547,516

Meath County Council

       10,535,969

Clare County Council

          4,435,383

Cork County Council

          8,402,758

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

          8,270,919

Dublin City Council

       19,095,592

Fingal County Council

          3,699,275

Galway City Council

          2,599,723

Kildare County Council

       11,755,790

South Dublin County Council

          3,856,262

Wicklow County Council

          8,547,247

Total

     355,186,005