Decision details

Council Tax and Business Rates Discounts Annual Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The annual report to members to consider the local discounts to be offered for the following year

Decision:

The Cabinet considered proposed changes to the scheme of local discounts and exemptions against liability for Business Rates and Council Tax and recommended that the Council Meeting note the Council Tax and Business Rates Discount Annual Review and approve the changes to the Business Rates and Council Tax Support and Discounts and Exemptions schemes.

Alternative options considered:

None.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

Councillor Elise Wilson declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in this item as her husband was the owner of a business in receipt of Business Rate Relief.

 

Councillor Wilson left the meeting during the consideration of this item and took no part in the discussion or vote.

Reason Key: Policy Framework & Budget;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: EIA to be completed related to any specific changes, as required

Decision Reference: CAB196

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: Councillor Elise Wilson declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in this item as her husband was the owner of a business in receipt of Business Rate Relief. Councillor Wilson left the meeting during the consideration of this item and took no part in the discussion or vote.

Forward Plan Reference: LDR80 / RCG3

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Consultation will be undertaken on any specific changes that may be proposed to the discounts offered

Contact: Alison Blount, Corporate and Support Services Email: alison.blount@stockport.gov.uk Tel: 0161 474 5107.

Report author: Alison Blount

Publication date: 08/01/2020

Date of decision: 06/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Cabinet

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