Decision details

Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme and Council Tax Class C Discount

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet, Lewes District Council Full Council

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

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.

Decision:

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.

 

(Key decision)

 

(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

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