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Localising support for council tax: A statement of intent on information sharing and powers to tackle fraud<

Published 9 July 2012
Type(s) Legislation and policy, Strategies and action plans
Site Local government
ISBN 9781409835721
Price Free


Localising council tax support is part of a wider set of reforms to the welfare system. This Statement of Intent sets out:

  • the purposes relating to council tax for which regulations will permit information held by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and the Department for Work and Pensions to be supplied to billing authorities in England; and
  • the necessary powers, offences and penalties, to allow local authorities to investigate and tackle potential fraudulent council tax support claims.


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