Council tax

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I work 50 hours a week and I’m still in arrears on my council tax. What more can I do? | Sharron Spice
With food, rent and bills to pay, council tax is low down on my priority list. The government needs to protect working people, says Sharron Spice

Sharron Spice

30, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘People are living in vans’: Porthmadog considers vexed issue of second homes
As final vote on raising council tax to tackle homelessness looms, some worry tourism will be affected if people sell up

Steven Morris

25, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Council tax premium won’t tackle the blight of holiday lets | Letters
Letters: James Gallagher on North Yorkshire county council’s decision to double the council tax levied on second homes

21, Nov, 2022 @5:17 PM

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Bigger council tax rises will not prevent more cuts to services, councils say
Chancellor relaxes cap on raising rates to part-finance planned cash injection for adult social care

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

18, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Jeremy Hunt says he has not ‘ducked difficult decisions’ as OBR says living standards growth wiped out – as it happened
Chancellor denies postponing financial pain as fiscal watchdog’s figures show eight years of income growth wiped out

Harry Taylor (now); Andrew Sparrow and Graeme Wearden (earlier)

17, Nov, 2022 @8:45 PM

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What Jeremy Hunt’s autumn statement means for you
From income tax changes to help with the cost of living crisis, all you need to know about the chancellor’s changes

Zoe Wood

17, Nov, 2022 @3:28 PM

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North Yorkshire to tackle rise in second homes with council tax premium
Seaside towns of Scarborough and Whitby will be among first in England to double tax under levelling up bill

Josh Halliday and Steven Morris

16, Nov, 2022 @3:24 PM

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Worried about bills? Here’s a financial survival plan
Experts advise what you should do if you are struggling to pay for mortgage, rent, energy or food

Patrick Collinson

04, Nov, 2022 @10:11 AM

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Council tax levy could replace TV licence fee in future funding model
Under the proposal all households would pay for the BBC through their local authority bill

Jim Waterson Media editor

17, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Owning a second home is antisocial behaviour | Letters
Letters: Graham Lees, Robin Buck and Janet Thompson respond to Simon Jenkins’ article in which he said second homes can be a blight and a blessing on British towns


29, Jun, 2022 @5:31 PM

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Energy rebate not yet sent to thousands of English and Welsh households
Many of those who don’t use direct debit for council tax are still waiting for £150 after two months

Jess Clark

17, Jun, 2022 @10:50 AM

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Tell us: are you due a £150 council tax rebate that you haven’t yet been paid?
We would like to hear from people who have not yet been paid the £150 council tax rebate

Guardian community team

27, May, 2022 @3:32 PM

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