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Paris hikes council tax for absent foreign property owners

Paris is hiking the council tax bill for absent foreign property owners, in a move to discourage non-resident investors leaving homes unoccupied.

Second home owners lose council tax loophole

Owners of second homes in England are set to lose council tax discounts as part of new powers to be given to local authorities.

Council tax levy to tackle empty homes in Scotland

Councils in Scotland are to receive new powers to tax empty homes that could help raise millions to build new affordable houses.

Plans to ‘double’ council tax for empty homes

The Scottish Government will unveil plans tomorrow to give councils new powers to charge owners of long-term empty homes up to double the full rate of council tax.

George Osborne extends council tax freeze

Money to extend a council tax freeze in England to 2012-13 has been unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne.

Council tax benefit could drop 20%

New government proposals to change council tax benefit could see some claimants facing a 20% cut in what they currently receive.

Council tax bands to be reassessed?

Residents on a street in Oxford could be facing a change in their council tax after one of them discovered she was paying more than her neighbour...

Council tax to rise by 1.8% this year

Council tax in the UK will rise by an average of 1.8% this year - the lowest annual increase since it was introduced...

Council tax rises higher in Wales

Council tax rates in South Wales are rising more than twice as fast as in England - while Scotland's rates are frozen, it emerged yesterday...

Renaming council tax?

The Government has announced that it will rename Council Tax Benefit as Council Tax Rebate as part of the campaign to encourage pensioners to claim the help they are entitled to - campaign groups, including the Royal British Legion, are concerned that pensioners are reluctant to claim a ‘benefit'...
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2018/02/20 09:08:38pm