Bulletins

Statistics published on second homes and holiday lets in rural communities

01/12/2022

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has produced a fact sheet on second homes, and the characteristics of the people owning them

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Phasing of 2020/21 collection fund deficits: updated council tax calculation tool published

01/10/2022

The tool is intended to assist billing authorities undertake the calculations required in January 2022

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Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee launch council tax inquiry

12/29/2021

The inquiry will examine the practices employed by local authorities to collect council tax arrears

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Welsh government announce consultation on council tax reforms

12/29/2021

The move is the first step in progressing the Programme for Government and Plaid Cymru Co-operation Agreement commitments to make council tax fairer

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Valuation Office Agency issues updated authority to act forms

12/23/2021

Updated on 22 December 2021, the VOA has issued updated authority to act forms when representing someone who wishes to challenge their council tax band

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Local tax income guarantee statistics for 2020/21 published

12/18/2021

The table provides both out-turn figures and estimates that will be used to calculate payments for council tax for 2020/21

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Changes to Greater London Authority (Consolidated Council Tax Requirement Procedure) Regulations 2021

12/07/2021

Coming into force on 18 December 2021 S.I. 2021/1278 modifies the date by which the Mayor of London must present a draft consolidated budget to the London Assembly.

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Valuation Office Agency issue business plan for 2021 to 2022

11/26/2021

The plan sets out the key activities they will be undertaking over the next year to help them achieve their strategic objectives

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Welsh Government planning legislation and policy for second homes and short term holiday lets

11/24/2021

The Welsh Government seeks views on their proposals to amend the development management system and planning policy in Wales, to help local planning authorities manage second homes and short-term holiday lets.

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VOA publish statistics on stock of council tax properties

11/03/2021

The Valuation Office Agency published statistics showing the stock of domestic properties by council tax band and property attributes in England and Wales between 1 April 1993 and 31 March 2021.

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