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Changes to Council Tax Discounts for Empty Properties from 1st April 2019

Council Tax from Fareham Borough Council in Fareham area.

Unoccupied and Unfurnished Properties

With effect from 1st April 2019, the period of discount will be reduced from 6 months to 1 month when a property first becomes unoccupied and unfurnished. Thereafter the Council Tax will be charged in full.

Unoccupied and Unfurnished Properties undergoing or requiring structural repairs or major works

With effect from 1st April 2019 the amount of discount will be reduced from 100% to 50% for any period up to 12 months, for an unoccupied and unfurnished property undergoing or requiring structural repairs or major works to render it habitable. Thereafter the Council Tax will be charged in full.

Council Tax Premiums for unoccupied and unfurnished properties

With effect from 1st April 2019 properties which have been unoccupied and unfurnished for over 2 years will be subject to a 100% premium on the full Council Tax (previously 50%).

Andrew Wannell

Director of Finance & Resources

Dated : 25 January 2019

Contact

Adrian Collier

 

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