Successful prosecution for Rates arrears

Following a judgment at Sligo District Court, a County Sligo businessman was issued with a warrant of €10, 320.48 plus costs over failure to pay an outstanding rates bill to Sligo County Council.

A spokesperson for Sligo County Council said ‘This case is one of a number of we are currently pursuing through the courts to ensure that the amount due is paid. In fairness to the rate-payers who consistently pay on time every year, we are obliged to recover all outstanding rates due.’

The spokesperson added that they would meet with any rate-payer who is experiencing difficulty to arrange a plan to suit their particular circumstances.