Read this story explaining that there is a proposal to replace Council Tax and Stamp Duty with a Property Tax based on current market valuation.
Read this story where an 81-year-old is sent a distressing letter claiming she is not living alone and threatens to remove her single-person Council Tac discount.
Many people are suffering from cuts in Universal Credit and increases in Council Tax. If you are suffering hardship, see this article which gives advice.
Read this story which explains how certain State Pensioners can get reductions in Council Tax.
If you are claiming a Personal Independence Payment (PIP), you could be eligible for a reduction in your Council Tax. Full story here.
The Chancellor’s spending review will allow councils to raise Council Tax by up to 5%. Someone has to pay for Covid! Full story here.
See how Universal Credit and Council Tax payment are related in this article.
Read this article explaining how a Council Tax rebate can be claimed for a second adult on low income.
Read this article about Council Tax households being taken to court for non-payment of Council Tax.
Tony Hall, BBC Director General, suggests that the TV licence could be replaced by a Household Tax that would be added to the Council Tax bill. And nobody would be exempt! Read the full story here.