Property Tax deadline looming

Tuesday, was the deadline for homeowners to file a property tax return.

Tuesday, was the deadline for homeowners to file a property tax return.

Anyone who planned on filling out a paper-based return and posting it to Revenue should have done so by Friday, May 3 and as from today, Revenue will not accept a local property tax return made using the paper return form.

People who opt to file online have until May 28 to complete the return electronically and anyone who owns more than one property must apply online.

Tax officials are also offering the option for people to file online over the phone by ringing 1890 200 255.

If you have not received your valuation letter, you can file online at www.revenue.ie by clicking on the “I have not received a Property PIN” tab or over the phone by ringing 1890 200 255.

Revenue also warned that anyone who received an LPT return but is not the owner of the property needs to contact Revenue with the name, address and PPSN of the liable person.

“If you don’t, we will still think you are liable, and will pursue you for the LPT in respect of the property,” a spokesperson said.

The LPT Helpline (1890 200 255) will be operating under extended hours today and are open from 8am-8pm.

Already some 332,500 returns have been submitted at a value of more than 21 million euros, 204,891 of these electronically and 127,609 were returns received by post.