Published on 5 February 2021 the attached briefing paper provides background to a debate in the House of Commons on the final Local Government Finance Settlement 2021-22
The Welsh Government has announced a £5.5m funding boost for council tax support scheme
The House of Commons has recently published Council Tax and financial resilience briefing papers.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has recently published a council tax information letter highlighting the second report from the National Implementation Advisor for Care Leavers.
The Welsh Government has published Council Tax information for 2021/22.
The government has recently published additional guidance for the Local Government COVID-19 Support Package for 2021/22, to address the concerns raised by the announcement that local authorities in England will be permitted to increase Council Tax by up to 5% in the 2021/22 financial year.
The Welsh government has laid the draft Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Prescribed Requirements and Default Scheme) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 before the Senedd.
The Valuation Office Agency has updated the Billing Authority Submissions Standards for both England and Wales with the information that authorities need to include within their report.
The government has released two council tax information letters this month - one including the details of the Breathing Space scheme, and the other introducing a council tax calculation fund deficit spreading tool.
The Welsh Government has published a research paper that considers the possibility of longer-term reforms to Council Tax.
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