Decision details

Council Tax Discounts - Annual Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A report by the Director of Finance reviewed Council Tax charges for Second Homes, long-term empty homes and the annual option for the Council to set locally defined discount schemes.  Members were requested to decide if any amendments to current discounts should be brought into operation.




(1)  with regard to Second Homes and Local Discounts, no amendment be made to the current discount levels for 2010-11;


(2)  with regard to Long Term Empty Properties, no amendment be made to the current discount level for 2010/11; and


(3)  with regard to discounts of 50% for the refuge and 75% for both flats, the discount continues to be awarded to Wirral Women and Children’s Aid for 2010/11.


Publication date: 18/12/2009

Date of decision: 09/12/2009

Decided at meeting: 09/12/2009 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/12/2009

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