FOI release

Council Tax Proposals (that become appeals) in Wales

The number of council tax proposals and appeals in Wales for the last 5 years, made by 'Owner', 'Occupier' or 'Other' and the outcome.



This is the response to a request for information seeking the number of council tax appeals in Wales covering the last five years from January 2010 to December 2014. The results are split by ‘owner’, ‘occupier’ or ‘other’ and whether the band was altered or unchanged.

The following table sets out the data covering proposals (that become appeals) in Wales for the period from 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2014.

Count of Case Number

Request Source Band Altered Band Not Altered Total
Other 90 190 280
Occupier 1020 1460 2470
Owner 3170 3560 6730
Grand Total 4280 5200 9480

‘Other’ in this context covers an ‘interest person’, for more information about what this means please refer to Section 3 Part 1 of the Council Tax Manual relating to Wales.

Published 25 March 2015