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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 20 February 2020 resolved to set a COUNCIL TAX for the year ending 31 March 2021.

Notice ID: MF0546861

Notice effective from
3rd March 2020 to 2nd April 2020

SEDGEMOOR DISTRICT COUNCIL

SEDGEMOOR DISTRICT COUNCIL, in its capacity as a Billing Authority under the Local Government Finance Act 1992, at its meeting on 20 February 2020 resolved to set a COUNCIL TAX for the year ending 31 March 2021.

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 £1,176.31



Somerset County Council-Adult Social Care £112.89 Avon & Somerset Police Crime Commissioner £227.81 Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Authority £88.24



* Sedgemoor District Council £167.32



total £1,772.57

?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:

£p

£p

Ashcott

36.15

Fiddington

34.41

Axbridge

127.39

Goathurst

36.28

Badgworth

38.08

Greinton

4.91

Bawdrip

34.00

Lympsham

41.19

Berrow

79.41

Lyng

29.96

Brean

0.00

Mark

31.08

Brent Knoll

59.24

Middlezoy

40.70

Bridgwater

63.02

Moorlinch

0.00

Bridgwater Without

37.01

Nether Stowey

104.92

Broomfield

28.08

North Petherton

46.28

Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge

111.84

Othery

37.09

Burnham Without

30.76

Otterhampton

85.25

Burtle

26.71

Over Stowey

46.45

Cannington

54.22

Pawlett

45.63

Catcott

36.34

Puriton

61.83

Chapel Allerton

24.34

Shapwick

45.58

Cheddar

74.29

Shipham

24.45

Chedzoy

52.80

Spaxton

21.39

Chilton Polden

23.62

Stawell

23.02

Chilton Trinity

53.62

Stockland Bristol

24.51

Compton Bishop

52.43

Thurloxton

43.47

Cossington

38.63

Weare

20.65

Durleigh

30.37

Wedmore

42.47

East Brent

38.08

Wembdon

76.17

East Huntspill

73.62

West Huntspill

45.69

Edington

41.32

Westonzoyland

32.00

Enmore

39.14

Woolavington

58.39

The total payable for properties in bands other than D can be determined by applying the

following factors to the band D total derived from the above:

bandA6/9 band E11/9



band

E11/9

band B779 band F13/9

B779



F13/9

band C8/9 band G15/9 band H18/9

C8/9

G15/9

H18/9

The Act referred to allows reductions by reference to the number of persons resident in the

property. Paymentisnormallymadeby10 monthlyinstalmentscommencing in April 2020

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 TaxSupportDiscountSchemeisoperated.

ALLISON GRIFFIN, Chief Executive, Bridgwater House, King Square,

Chief Executive, Bridgwater House, King Square,

Bridgwater TA6 3AR 11 March 2020



Discount_| Council Tax charges

Long Term Empties

- property which is unoccupied and unfurnished and empty for 6 months or more

property which is unoccupied and unfurnished and empty for 6 months or more

0% discount so a Council Tax charge of 100% will apply up until 24 months of a property being unoccupied and unfurnished

Empty Homes Premium

- property which is unoccupied and unfurnished (empty) for more than 24 months (2 years)

property which is unoccupied and unfurnished (empty) for more than 24 months (2 years)

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 property 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

MF0546861.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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