33% Tax On The Sale Of Homes – ‘An Insane Proposal’ – Michael Healy Rae, TD

Michael Healy Rae, TD - '33% tax on home sales insane' and kite flying.' ©Photograph: John Reidy.
Michael Healy Rae, TD – ‘33% tax on home sales is ‘insane and kite flying.’
©Photograph: John Reidy.

“At this time of year in particularly it is a well known fact that the department of finance are inclined to fly a number of different kites,” said Deputy Michael Healy Rae.

“The kite-flying is for testing the public mood pre-budget by leaking or releasing details of ideas that they may have for the budget.

Make People Pay
“The suggestion to make people pay 33% tax on the sale of their own home is completely insane and it is so because of the following reasons.

“Firstly, these people if they bought their family home they paid stamp duty on it and paid a mortgage all their lives to pay it off.

“Then perhaps they want to down size and release that home to other young couples who really need it.

A Third Back In Tax

“Now the suggestion is that they would have to give a third of it back in tax to the department of finance.
“To even consider such a ridiculous, mean and stupid suggestion would be outrageous,” said an angry Deputy Healy Rae.

“This kite won’t fly as it is totally unacceptable to the majority of politicians and, most importantly of all, to the general public,” he concluded.

You can contact The Maine Valley Post on…Anyone in The Maine Valley Post catchment area who would like to send us news and captioned photographs for inclusion can send them to: jreidy@mainevalleypost.com  Queries about advertising and any other matters regarding The Maine Valley Post can also be sent to that address or just ring: 087 23 59 467. Please Note: A click on any of our adverts will reveal all you need to know about what our advertisers need to tell you.

Copyright Notice: The images and text which appear on The Maine Valley Post site remain the exclusive property of John Reidy, (unless stated otherwise) and are protected under International Copyright laws. Images or text may not be reproduced, copied, transmitted or manipulated without the written permission of the author, John Reidy, in this instance. Use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept or illustration (digital, artist rendering or alike) is a violation of International Copyright laws. All images are copyrighted © by John Reidy 2017 087 23 59 467.