Valuation Office admits Shannonside companies will feel rate increases

The Valuation Office is acknowledging that many businesses across Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon will see an increase in their rates.

The office says however that as the process is revenue neutral, the amount collected by the county council will remain the same and while many businesses are facing increases, there will be others who have received notice of a decrease in their charges.

Many businesses have reported large increases from hundreds to thousands of euro.

Speaking on Let’s Talk today, Declan Lavelle Head of Valuation explains why some business are facing increases: