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council tax

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(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
Translations

council tax

n (Brit) → Kommunalsteuer f

council tax

n (Brit) → imposta comunale sugli immobili
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It follows a comparison of the council taxes charged in Westminster against those in Liverpool, which shows sharp discrepancies.
A SHOCKED house owner has been told she will have to cough up two council taxes for the home she's lived in for nearly 20 years.
The aggregate for all 20 councils in Yorkshire and the Humber region for uncollected council taxes amounted to pounds 62,086,000 in 2010-11.

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