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 Government Grants and Business Rates Retention

A new section on Growth Deals has been added to the Introduction to Specific and Special Grants chapter.

  • 21 Mar 2019

 Local Taxation

A new section on council tax discretionary discount has been added to the 'Locally Determined Reductions' section in Discounts and Reliefs in Local Taxation, providing information on council tax exemptions for young care leavers.

  • 21 Mar 2019

 Financial Management and Corporate Governance

Within the Health Sector chapter, the Annual Governance Statement: National Health Service section has been updated to reflect recent guidance from the DHSC on preparing this statement. 

  • 18 Mar 2019

 Guide to the Council Tax Wales

Guide to Council Tax Wales has been updated, with Statutory Instrument 2019/431 (W. 100) and Statutory Instrument 2019/432 (W. 101) having been added.

  • 14 Mar 2019


The following chapters in the Insurance stream have been updated to reflect recent developments: Joint Working, Bellwin Scheme, Local Authority Companies and Municipal Mutual Insurance Scheme of Arrangement

  • 12 Mar 2019
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 CIPFA responds to Spring Statement 2019
CIPFA CEO Rob Whiteman has posted his response to the Spring Statement 2019.
 Care leavers council tax exemption
Care leavers exempt from council tax from 1 April 2019.
 Consultation on exempting care leavers
The Welsh Government has published the outcome of their recent consultation on exempting care leavers from council tax.
 Council tax news round-up
This bulletin is a round-up of council tax news items over the past few months.
 MHCLG releases 2019/20 council tax return guidance
An update to council tax return requirements.
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