Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet, Lewes District Council Full Council
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve the local council tax reduction scheme and agree any amendments as necessary. It is a legal requirement that the council approve the scheme annually.
Recommended to Council (Budget and policy framework):
(1) To recommend to Full Council that the 2019/20 Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme be adopted as the 2020/21 scheme.
(2) To recommend to Full Council that the Council Tax Class C Discount for empty and unfurnished properties be ended from 1 April 2020.
(3) To establish a pilot scheme during 2020/21 to provide additional relief to the self-employed on very low income.
Report author: Bill McCafferty
Publication date: 29/10/2019
Date of decision: 28/10/2019
Decided at meeting: 28/10/2019 - Lewes District Council Cabinet
Effective from: 02/11/2019