The Government has agreed that Level 5 as set out in the Plan for Living with COVID-19 will apply nationally until April 5th 2021. The Government has clearly stated that there is an absolute need to minimise the level of mobility and congregation of people in order to reduce all opportunities for transmission of the virus.

Consequently, and in line with current public health guidance, the Offices of Offaly County Council are closed for walk-in services to support this reduced mobility policy.

Public access cannot be facilitated during LEVEL 5 restrictions. Therefore, Offaly County Council services will be available by telephone, email, online post and only where absolutely necessary and in exceptional circumstances by appointment. Please read latest information.

Central Revenue Collection

  • Covid 19 Waiver of Commercial Rates

    A 100% waiver of commercial rates applies for a 6-month period from 27 March 2020 to 27 September 2020 to all ratepayers except a small number of categories. The waiver will be applied as a credit in lieu of rates for the 6-month period covered in 2020. These excluded categories are mainly utilities, banks, large supermarkets and corporates (as below). The full waiver applies to over 100,000 ratepayers.

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  • Contact the Staff Officer for Collections for your area

    Contact the Staff Officer for Collections for your area

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  • Covid 19 Rates Support Measures

    Offaly County Council is aware of the potential issues and unprecedented challenges facing ratepayers impacted by the current COVID–19 crisis. On Tuesday the 24th March the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government issued a statement relating to commercial rates and Covid-19. This is available at: Businesses in the County should contact the Council’s Rate Department or Staff Officer Collections to discuss their individual situations and agree appropriate arrangements.

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  • Commercial Rates

    Rates are payable only on commercial properties. Rateable Valuations are set by the Commissioner of Valuations. The Rateable Valuation is used to determine the level of commercial rates payable by each ratepayer. Properties liable as commercial are identified through Planning Permission issues, Commencement Notices and Staff Officers Collections who are working in the field.

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  • Notice of Rates having been made

    Notice is hereby given that County Rates have been duly made on the property rateable thereto in the above named County Health District of Offaly. The annual rate on valuation (ARV - formerly Rates in the pound) for the ordinary expenditure of Offaly County Council for service of the year ending on 31st December 2021 is €0.2198

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  • Duty of owners and ratepayers in relation to transfer of property

    Local Government Reform Act 2014 - New duty on Owners/ratepayers in relation to a transfer of property

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