Council Tax Support
Changes to Council Tax Benefit
As part of Welfare Reform the Government has announced that Council Tax Benefit is to be abolished and replaced from April 2013 by new local financial support schemes, called Council Tax Support. The Government also announced that the amount it pays local authorities for their new schemes will be cut by10%. For the City Council this means a funding gap of £11.08million.
The proposed Council Tax Support Scheme was presented to and approved by the City Council's Cabinet on 8 January 2013.
Please view the essential information below for more details.