Louth has the worst record for paying the household charge

HouseholdCharge1_0Louth has been named as the county with the worst record of paying the household charge.

According to figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Sunday Business Post, Revenue has imposed more mandatory deductions per person in the Wee County than in any other.

So far, 1,800 people in Louth – 1.46% of the population – have had their wages or occupational pensions deducted by Revenue to recover the household charge.

In total there are currently 45,000 people having their wages or salaries docked to pay the household charge, which has been replaced by the property tax.

The counties with the next highest non-compliance rates are Leitrim, Meath and Cavan.

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