Decision details

Draft Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2023/24

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To note the progress that has been made on the review of the scheme (jointly commissioned with other Kent Authorities) and provide options for the public consultation on the scheme for 2023/24. 



  1. That the progress of the income banded Council Tax Reduction Scheme be noted.
  2. For the reasons stated in the report, no changes be made to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2023-24 be approved.
  3. That the Council seeks to provide support to those struggling on low incomes and with the ‘cost of living; crisis through the establishment of a Community Support fund, details of which are contained in the In-Year Budget Review 2022/23 Report and through the use of the Household Support Fund be approved. 


REASON FOR DECISION: To continue with the new system that has provided a simplified inbuilt claiming process covering a wide range of income ranges. 

Report author: Zoe Kent

Publication date: 20/07/2022

Date of decision: 20/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 20/07/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/07/2022

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