Monday, 1 April 2013

Window Tax on the way.

There is talk of window tax coming back. In recent times House windows have become bigger and bigger. Especially on south facing elevations. Proposal are being considered to tax windows that are over 25% of the total floor area on Dwellings.

Modern Living room window
Also commercial buildings will come into the net. Window tax will kick in for windows over 35% of the floor area.
A tax of 10 euros per sqm over the permitted percentages will be charged per year.

The talk in the Dail took all day without conclusion. There were heated arguments for and against this new tax.
Cottage Window.

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