Vacancy Write Off Scheme

Vacancy Write Off Scheme for vacant rateable properties in Co. Leitrim.

The 2019 Budget provided for an amendment to the Vacancy Write Off Scheme, whereby Leitrim County Council will grant a maximum write off equivalent to 75% of commercial rates invoiced during 2019. In this regard, with effect from 1st January, 2019 vacant properties will no longer be eligible for a 100% Vacancy Write Off. The maximum Vacancy Write Off that can be considered (subject to the standard conditions of the scheme being in place) is 75% write off of the total Rate Demand for the property. The same provisions are in place for 2020 and 2021, in that, the maximum write off of rates for a vacant property that can be approved is 75% of the total rate demand subject to all other conditions of the scheme being satisfed.

If you property is currently vacant and you wish to apply for the Vacancy Write Off - a copy of the application form is available to download here: Vacancy Write Off Application 2019, 2020 & 2021.

Completed application forms together with all of the relevant supporting documentation should be returned to your Account Manager, Finance Department, Leitrim County Council. Email:

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