Decision details

Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2022/23

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.


The decision:


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:

Report author: Sue Grant

Publication date: 09/02/2022

Date of decision: 08/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2022 - Cabinet

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