posted on 19 August 2021, updated on 20 August 2021
The report focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS), council tax reduction awards and council tax arrears in Wales. Conclusions show COVID-19 has increased CTRS caseload and the total value of CTRS reductions. It has also had an impact on council tax arrears in certain local authorities in Wales. The report also projects the impact of the pandemic as at April 2022.