Fairer Council Tax: consultation

The Scottish Government and COSLA (on behalf of local government) are inviting responses to this consultation on a fairer council tax system, which concerns the Council Tax charges (also referred to as multipliers) for properties in valuation Bands E to H.


1. We assume a standard Band D rate of about £911. Individual councils are currently able to keep all of their receipts in excess of this.

2. Was effective from 2018-19.

3. The Commission on Local Tax Reform Report (2015)

4. The Commission on Local Tax Reform Report (2015)

5. Equivalised income is a measure of household income that takes into account differences in household demographic composition and size.


Email: ctconsultation@gov.scot

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