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council tax

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a tax, based on the relative value of property, levied to fund local council services
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Noun1.council tax - a tax levied on households by local authorities; based on the estimated value of the property and the number of people living in it
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
land tax, property tax - a capital tax on property imposed by municipalities; based on the estimated value of the property
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council tax

n (Brit) → Kommunalsteuer f

council tax

n (Brit) → imposta comunale sugli immobili
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com "So in response to that we are actually decreasing our council tax increase from the figure that we consulted on.
Scotlands Chief Statistician today published council tax base statistics for 2017, which provides data on council tax dwellings in local authorities in Scotland.
AN ECHO investigation which revealed that EIGHT Liverpool City Councillors were given court summons for the late or non-payment of council tax has prompted calls for a change in the system.
MORE than 120 homeowners in Kirklees had their council tax bills reduced after they challenged how much they should pay.
5million in unpaid council tax, according to a new report.
I REFER to Councillor Chris Massey's announcement that Labour will deliver "a council tax freeze next April" for Redcar and Cleveland (Gazette, 21.
Council tax is set, services were calculated, less services then less charged surely.
The issue here is that many rules surrounding Council Tax are set by the individual local authorities concerned, so what discounts - if any - are available is hugely variable.
THE council tax freeze is one of the SNP's most popular policies.
Their spending plans for the next financial year will also decide how much families contribute towards the cost of services through council tax.
THE number of people struggling with their council tax payments has "rocketed" to become the most common type of debt problem Citizens Advice now deals with.

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