Agenda item

Update on the Council Tax Support Scheme 2019 and Council Tax Surcharge on Empty Homes

Decision:

Cabinet:

 

  • Considered the responses to the Council Tax Support Scheme and Long Term Empty Homes Premium consultation
  • Approved and recommend to Council the adoption of the proposed Council Tax Support Scheme as summarised in Appendix C of the report with effect from 1 April 2019.
  • Approved and recommend to Council an increase from 50% to 100% as a surcharge rate of Council Tax for the properties that have been empty for more than two years with effect from 1 April 2019

 

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