Decision details

Council Tax Discounts

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Annual review of Council Tax discounts to be applicable for 2009-10


The Director of Finance presented a report reviewing Council Tax charges for second homes, long-term empty homes and the annual option for the Council to set locally defined discount schemes.  He requested Members to decide if any amendments to current discounts should be brought into operation for 2009/10.


Resolved - That


(1)  with regard to Second Homes no amendment be made to the current discount levels of 25% for 2009-10;


2)  with regard to Long Term Empty Properties no amendment be made to current discount level of 50% for 2009/10; and


(3)  with regard to Local Discounts the discounts of 50% for the refuge and 75% for both flats continue to be awarded to Wirral Women and Children’s Aid for 2009-10.


Publication date: 18/12/2008

Date of decision: 10/12/2008

Decided at meeting: 10/12/2008 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/12/2008

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