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Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2019/20

To consider whether to revise, replace or continue with the existing Council Tax Reduction scheme.

To consider changes to the empty homes Council tax premium.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £300,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/12/2018

Decision due: 11 Feb 2019 by Executive Councillor for Finance and Resources

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Finance and Resources

Department: Revenues and Benefits

Contact: Alison Cole, Head of Revenues and Benefits.

Additional Information: This is a key item and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: The purpose of this report is to undertake the annual review of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme and to decide whether the Scheme should be revised, replaced or continued for the financial year 2019-2020. Additionally, to consider proposals to increase the amount of Council Tax that can be charged on properties that have been empty for more than two years.


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