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Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, 2015-16

Council Tax Reduction in Scotland, 2015-16

Thursday, June 16, 2016

ISBN: 9781786523112

Number of recipients and weekly income foregone by local authorities for the Council Tax Reduction scheme in Scotland for 2015-16 along with additional analysis on recipients’ characteristics.

Executive Summary

This publication provides statistics on the Council Tax Reduction scheme, which reduces the Council Tax liability of low income households in Scotland. The statistics are based on data extracts and statistical returns from local authorities, and cover the time period 2015-16.