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council tax

(in Britain) a tax, based on the relative value of property, levied to fund local council services
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BIRMINGHAM City Council is to cut its planned council tax rise, after city residents said they were sick of inflation-busting increases.
The publication consists of two tables - the number of Band D equivalent dwellings, 1996 to 2017, and the number of chargeable council tax dwellings in each council tax band in 2017.
Earlier this year, our investigation used Freedom of Information laws to name the eight elected city councillors who have received court summons in the past five financial years for either the non-payment or late payment of council tax, right.
But as many as four households had a nasty surprise after they asked for their council tax band to be reviewed - only to see their bills INCREASED.
2million in council tax support from the poorest people in the city.
But I believe Labour is already planning to do a U-turn on its election promise to halt council tax rises for both 2016-17 and 2017-18.
I think its about time we all started withholding our council tax Wayne Brown Charge more council tax for less rubbish collection.
Councils can charge extra Council Tax for empty properties, however.
It's been in place so long that some have forgotten just what a burden the council tax was - and remains - for many householders, especially working people and pensioners.
Since 2010, the average band D council tax bill in Wales has risen by PS149, while bills in other parts of the UK have been frozen.
Some 27,000 people with council tax arrears problems got help from the charity in the first three months of 2014, marking a 17 per cent upswing on the same period last year.

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