Land & Property Services (NI) [LPS]


1. Rates in Northern Ireland are a property tax based on the valuation of your home. The money collected  goes towards funding public services in Northern Ireland, both regional and local.

Responsibility for administration

2. Land & Property Services (LPS)1‘Land & Property Services (LPS), Department of Finance, Finance, 19 June 2015, accessed 6 February 2023

  1. assesses rates on domestic and business properties,
  2. sends out rates bills, and
  3. collects rates payments.

Other activities

3. LPS also maintains the land register, registry of deeds and statutory charges register for Northern Ireland and provides property valuation services to the public sector, as well as providing mapping services across the public and private sectors.



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