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Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2022/23

Meeting: 08/02/2022 - Executive (Item 13)

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The Executive Member for Corporate Resources presented the report to provide an update to Members on the operation of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme during 2021/22 and to advise Members that the scheme needed to be reviewed and formally adopted by Council for the year 2022/23. The Scheme maintained support at 100% for those on the lowest income households, one of around 20% of Councils in the Country and the only one in Devon.


RECOMMENDED to Council that:


(1)            The existing provisions within the Scheme be used to increase the upper income threshold in Band 1 from £75.00 to £78.00 and the lower threshold in Band B from £75.01 to £78.01; and


(2)             The Council Tax Reduction Scheme (attached as Appendix A) be adopted for the year 2022/23.


The vote was unanimous.