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ISBN 978 1 78045 435 1 DPPAS 12077
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Background to this consultation
Section 1 - Allowing Councils to increase Council Tax charges on long-term empty properties Introduction Current Council Tax rules Overview of what the Scottish Government is proposing Proposed exemptions from the levy Implementation and running costs Compliance and enforcement How the revenue should be used Support available for empty home owners
Section 2 - Abolition of the Housing Support Grant Introduction Current position Overview of what the Scottish Government is proposing The costs of implementing the abolition of HSG What will Scottish council housing finance look like following abolition of HSG? What will be the impact of the abolition of HSG on council tenants?
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