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SEDGEMOOR DISTRICT COUNCIL, in its capacity as a Billing Authority under the Local Government Finance Act 1992, at its meeting on 22 February 2021 resolved to set a COUNCIL TAX for the year ending 31 March 2022.

Notice ID: MFN0599860

Notice effective from
9th March 2021 to 8th April 2021

SEDGEMOOR DISTRICT COUNCIL, in its capacity as a Billing Authority under the Local Government Finance Act 1992, at its meeting on 22 February 2021 resolved to set a COUNCIL TAX for the year ending 31 March 2022.
The Council Tax was set by reference to the number of properties within the District of Sedgemoor in the different valuation bands in the Inland Revenue's Valuation List compiled under the same Act. The level of Tax is expected to meet the precepts of Somerset County Council, the Avon and Somerset Police Crime Commissioner, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Authority, Sedgemoor District Council and, where appropriate, town councils, parish councils and parish meetings.
The various precepts are converted to an amount of Council Tax for a property in band D as follows:
* Somerset County Council

Somerset County Council - Adult Social Care Avon & Somerset Police Crime Commissioner Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Authority
* Sedgemoor District Council total


'includes 1.25% increase for contribution towards the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) The band D amounts for parts of the Sedgemoor District to be added to the above total for parish precepts are:
Ashcotl Axb ridge Badgworth Bawd rip Berrow Brean Brent Knoll Bridgwater Bridgwater Without Broomfield
Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Burnham Without Burtle Cannington Catcott
Chapel Allerton Cheddar Chedzoy Chilton Polden Chilton Trinity Compton Bishop Cossington Durleign East Brent East Huntspill Edington Enmore
See table attached below:
The Act referred to allows reductions by reference to the number of persons resident in the property. Payment is normally made by 10 monthly instalments commencing in April 2021 or by one payment of the full amount.
However payments can be made over 12 monthly instalments by contacting the Council on 0300 303 7801.
For payers with low income a Council Tax Support Discount Scheme is operated.
BOB BROWN, Chief Executive, Bridgwater House, King Square,
BRIDGWATER TA6 3AR 11 March 2021

Discount_
Long Term Empties - property which is unoccupied and unfurnished and empty for
6 months or more_
Empty Homes Premium -property which is unoccupied and unfurnished (empty) for more than 24 months (2 years)
Council Tax charges_
0% discount so a Council Tax charge of 100% will apply up until 24 months of a property being unoccupied and unfurnished
If a property has been classified as an empty property - unoccupied and unfurnished for more than 2 years, there will be 0% discount and a premium charge of 100% can apply. This equates to 200% of the Council
Tax charge. As from April 2019_
Council Tax year 2020/21 If a properly has been empty - unoccupied and unfurnished between 2-5 years there will be a premium charge of 100%, if a property has been empty between 5 and 10 years there will be no discount and a premium charge of 200% can apply. This equates to 300% of the
Council Tax charge_
Council Tax year 2021/22 If a property has been empty - unoccupied and unfurnished for more than 10 years there will be no discount and a premium charge of 300% can apply (to come into effect in 2021) this equates to 400% of the Council Tax charge. _

Attachments

MFN0599860.pdf Download

Sedgemoor District Council

Bridgwater House , King Square , Bridgwater , Somerset , TA6 3AR

http://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/ 0845 408 2540

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