Surge in number of council tax fraud cases

By Martin Ford | 18 November 2019

The number of council tax fraud cases uncovered by local authorities increased by a fifth over the past year, new research has found.

Figures from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) showed that council tax accounted for more than three-quarters of all fraud in local government.

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