Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2019/20
Decision Maker: EXECUTIVE
Decision status: Recommend Forward to Council
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To recommend to Council the approval of the Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2019/20.
RECOMMENDED to Council
1. That the current scheme be extended for a further year (2019/20), as set out in paragraph 21 in the Executive report.
2. That, as permitted by the new legislation:
· from 1 April 2019, a 100% premium be applied to homes that have been empty and substantially unfurnished for 2 years;
· from April 2020, a 200% premium be applied for homes that have been empty between 5 and 10 years; and
· from April 2021, a 300% premium be applied for homes empty for 10 years or more.
Report author: Gary Muskett
Publication date: 06/12/2018
Date of decision: 04/12/2018
Decided at meeting: 04/12/2018 - EXECUTIVE