Policy paper

Localising support for Council Tax: taking work incentives into account: guidance

This document updates the guidance that was published in May 2012.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Localising Support for Council Tax - Taking work incentives into account

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Localising Council Tax support is part of a wider set of reforms to the welfare system. Councils will design local Council Tax reduction schemes for working-age applicants that will also support the wider objectives of welfare reform. This guidance sets out the key considerations for councils when designing their local scheme.

Published 18 December 2012
Last updated 18 December 2012 + show all updates
  1. This document updates the guidance that was published in May 2012.
  2. First published.