As part of the Welfare Reform Act, Council Tax Benefit is being replaced by the Council Tax Reduction Scheme.
Under the new scheme, there will be a maximum
amount that a claimant will be entitled to, which will result in everyone having
to pay part of their council tax bill.
In Denbighshire, 10,800 council
taxpayers currently receive financial help with the council tax at a cost of
The Welsh Assembly Government has decided to introduce a
scheme to be adopted by all Wales Local Authorities with discretion to enhance
payment in the additional areas of:
· War pensions
This consultation is to ask for opinions as to
whether the Authority should adopt these enhancements as part of our Council Tax
Responses should be in writing to:
· By email – firstname.lastname@example.org
post – Consultation, Benefits Department, Russell House, Churton Rd, Rhyl,
Denbighshire, LL18 3DP.
Closing date for responses 4th January 2013.