Council Tax

[nextpage title=”Introduction”] Council Tax is a national system of paying a tax towards local services.  It was introduced in 1993 and is collected in Hyndburn by us as a billing authority. We collect Council Tax on behalf of...

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Universal Credit

[nextpage title=”Introduction”] Universal credit is part of the Government’s Welfare Reform. It is a new benefit that is replacing 6 existing benefits with a single monthly payment if you are out of work or on a low income...

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What is Council Tax Support?

Council Tax Support was introduced in April 2013 as a local replacement of the national Council Tax Benefit scheme. From April 2017, all working age claimants of Council Tax Support will pay a minimum of 30% of their Council Tax liability...

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Business Rates

[nextpage title=”Introduction”] National Non Domestic Rates (NNDR), also known as business rates are charged on non-domestic or commercial properties and help fund local services. Commercial properties are given a rateable value by...

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Council Tax Support

[nextpage title=”Introduction to Council Tax Support”] Council Tax Support replaced Council Tax Benefit in April 2013 and is now a local scheme administered by local authorities rather than a national scheme. After an extensive public...

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