Bulletins

HFMA VAT Committee minutes 26 September 2019

01/17/2020

The minutes of the meeting held on 26 September 2019 are now available.

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Government releases two draft referendums concerning council tax increases

01/16/2020

The Government has released two draft reports concerning council tax referendum principles for local authorities for 2020/21.

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Welsh Government issues press release encouraging take-up of its Council Tax Reduction Scheme

01/16/2020

The Welsh Government has issued a press release encouraging the take-up of its flagship Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS).

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government releases updated guidance notes for Council Tax base calculation

01/02/2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has reissued updated forms, guidance notes, validation notes and supplementary form notes for the calculation of Council Tax base (CTB).

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Welsh Government publishes Local Authority Revenue Budget and Capital Forecast 2019-20 (Revised)

12/17/2019

The Welsh Government has published its revised Local Authority Revenue Budget and Capital Forecast for 2019-20.

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Settled status - supporting EU employees

12/09/2019

Settled Status grants EU nationals and their family members who have lived in the UK for a continuous period of five years, known as continuous residence, the right to stay in the UK indefinitely.

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Welsh Government launches next phase of Council Tax reduction campaign

11/18/2019

The Welsh Government has recently launched the next phase of their public awareness campaign 'Are you eligible for a Council Tax reduction?'.

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Government announces Business Rates and Council Tax relief following severe flooding

11/15/2019

The government has announced that households and business owners who have been significantly affected by recent flooding will have immediate relief on their Council Tax and Business Rates.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government publishes latest Council Tax base statistics

11/14/2019

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published their latest Council Tax base statistics, which provides data relating to the stock of domestic dwellings in local authority areas in England.

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The Magistrates' Courts lays (Amendment) Rules 2019 before Parliament

11/11/2019

The Magistrates' Court laid (Amendment) Rules 2019 before parliament on 21 October 2019, which will come into effect from 1 January 2020.

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