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Council Tax

Service Description: Council Tax is a tax on domestic property collected by your local council. The council tax provides approximately 20% of the council’s gross budget and is a vital element in raising revenue which contributes towards the provision of services to residents.

Also known as:- About Council Tax, Council Tax Discounts, Council Tax Exemptions, Council Tax Reductions, Holiday Homes, Reductions, Second Homes

Your FAQ

Question: What if there is a resident who is defined as severely mentally impaired

Answer: This is dependant on the number of adults over the age of 18 living in the property. A certificate is required from a registered medical practitioner confirming severe mental impairment of intelligence and entitlement to Incapacity Benefit, Attendance Allowance, Severe Disablement Allowance, Care component of Disability Living allowance (highest rate), an increase in the rate of disablement pension, disability working allowance, an unemployability supplement, a constant attendance allowance, income support that includes a disability premium.

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