Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
The subject of the decision:
This report sought approval of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2022/23. It would remain on the same basis as in 2021/22 but with the level of qualifying income updated for inflation as at the appropriate date. This scheme would be reviewed in 2022/23 as part of the Local Government Review integration work and a North Yorkshire wide scheme would be introduced from 1 April 2023.
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:-
(1) to continue with the current banded Local Council Tax Reduction scheme to protect households who have a low income at a time of high financial uncertainty; and
(2) approve the levels of qualifying income set out in Table 1 within the report.
Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;
Wards Affected: All Wards;
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Sue Grant, Taxation and Benefits Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report author: Sue Grant
Publication date: 09/02/2022
Date of decision: 08/02/2022
Decided at meeting: 08/02/2022 - Cabinet