Decision details

Council Tax Reduction Scheme from 2019/20

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The subject of the decision:


For each financial year the billing authority must consider whether to revise its Council Tax Reduction scheme or replace it with another. Any revision or replacement scheme must be made no later than 11 March in the financial year preceding that year for which the revision or replacement scheme is to be effective. This report seeks approval of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme from 2019/20.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


To comply with the requirements of the Local Government Finance Act.




That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that the current Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme incorporating any legislation changes effective from April 2019 continues into 2019/20.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £50,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Louise Branford-White, Director of Finance (s151 Officer) Email:

Report author: Louise Branford-White

Publication date: 05/12/2018

Date of decision: 04/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

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