Entry Year Property Levy (PEL)
Property Levy, what is it?
The property levy is a charge on newly constructed commercial property, which was introduced by the Local Government (Business Improvement Districts) Act, 2006. The levy is payable to Galway County Council.
Is the Levy payable as well as Commercial Rates?
Commercial Rate and Levy will not be charged on any particular building for the same period.
The levy will apply from the date of assessment 1 of the Rateable Valuation of the property until the end of that year. In most situations commercial rate will be charged from the start of the next year. In rare cases the levy will be charged for more than a year
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