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Council Tax Discounts 2019/20

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That it be RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL that the following discounts be effective from 1 April 2019:

·           the Council Tax discount for unoccupied furnished properties (second homes) is zero;

·           the discount for unoccupied and substantially unfurnished properties is 100% for a period of one month then 25% for the following five months;

·           the discount for dwellings which are vacant and undergoing major repair work to render them habitable will be 25% for a maximum period of 12 months; and

·           an empty homes premium of an additional 100% is levied on properties that have remained unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for more than two years.

Publication date: 11/02/2019

Date of decision: 06/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2019 - Executive

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