Bulletins

VAO publishes updated council tax challenge forms and guidance notes for 2020

03/04/2020

The Valuation Office Agency (VAO) has published updated council tax challenge forms and guidance notes for challenging council tax banding in England and Wales.

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VTE publishes updated Consolidated Practice Statement for 2020

03/04/2020

The Valuation Tribunal for England (VTE) has published an updated Consolidated Practice Statement (CPS) for 2020, which replaces previous versions to reflect changes in practice and procedure.

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02/24/2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has released the council tax requirement CTR1, CTR2, CTR3 and CTR4 returns forms to be completed by all English local authorities for 2020 to 2021.

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Valuation Agency updates guidance on assessing council tax for domestic properties

02/19/2020

The Valuation Agency has updated its guidance on how domestic properties in England and Wales are assessed for council tax bands.

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Government publishes the final Local Government Finance Settlement report for 2020/21

02/13/2020

On 6 February 2020, the government published the final Local Government Finance Settlement report for 2020/21. This lays out the government’s proposals for funding local authorities in England in the coming financial year through central grants and redistribution of business rates.

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MHCLG publishes updated guidance on Localised Council Tax Support Administration Subsidy Grant

02/13/2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has published updated guidance on allocations for local authorities relating to Localised Council Tax support administration subsidy grant for 2020 to 2021.

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MHCLG publishes Council Tax information letter

02/04/2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has published an information letter regarding possible changes to Council Tax Reduction Scheme Regulations 2012.

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Welsh Government publishes statistical release on dwellings liable for council tax

01/22/2020

The Welsh Government has published the statistical total number of dwellings liable for council tax in Wales for 2020/21.

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Welsh Government publishes interim report on impact of universal credit on council tax and rent arrears

01/22/2020

The Welsh Government has published an interim report on the impact of universal credit on The Council Tax and Rent Arrears in Wales.

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MHCLG publishes Council Tax Information Letter for legislation recently laid before Parliament

01/20/2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published a Council Tax Information Letter for two pieces of legislation recently laid before Parliament.

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