Use of Commercial Rates Money

Use of Commercial Rates Money

Commercial Rates is a local business tax which contributes to the cost of providing many of the services which are operated by Meath County Council.

Income from Commercial Rates for 2019 will amount to approximately 30% of the Revenue Budget.

A selection of services which Rates support are:

  • House Maintenance
  • County Road Maintenance and Improvement
  • Planning Control
  • Library Services
  • Fire Services
  • Pollution/Litter Control
  • Public Lighting
  • Promotion and encouragement of business investment in County Meath
  • Tourism and Community Initiatives.

There are many others too numerous to mention.  More detail is available in the Chief Executives Report and Budget for 2019.  Further information on Council activities are also available on