Council tax system needs 'fundamental reform'

By Dan Peters | 16 May 2019

The council tax system is ‘highly regressive and unsustainable,’ and needs ‘fundamental reform,’ progressive think-tank IPPR has argued.

A report by IPPR published today said the current system was ‘increasingly unsustainable as a source of local government finance’ due to its regressive features, discounts, exemptions, and the inconsistencies between residential and commercial taxation.

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Finance London Councils Council Tax IPPR Fiscal Freedom Fiscal devolution
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