Decision details

Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2022-23

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To agree the Local Council Tax Support Scheme for 2022-23.

Decision:

Decision:

 

The Executive agreed to recommend to Council at its meeting on 7 December 2021:

 

(1)    That the current Local Council Tax Support Scheme (which is on our website), be amended for 2022-23 as set out in detail in Appendix 1 of the report, with effect from 1 April 2022.

 

(2)    That the Council maintains a discretionary hardship fund of £40,000 in 2022-23, and carries forward any residual 2020 and 2021 COVID19 Council Tax Hardship Funds.

 

Reasons:

 

1.     To ensure that the Council complies with government legislation to implement a LCTS scheme from 1 April 2022.

 

2.     To maintain a discretionary fund to help applicants suffering from severe financial hardship.

 

Other options considered and rejected by the Executive:

None.

 

Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:

None.

 

Report author: Belinda Hayden

Publication date: 24/11/2021

Date of decision: 23/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 23/11/2021 - Executive

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