Saturday, 12 April 2008

Taxed and Taxed and Taxed Again

Council tax ‘stealth’ tactics hike up bills

Apr 12 2008 by Martin Shipton, Western Mail

SHOCKING new figures last night prompted accusations that thousands of council tax bills in Wales are being increased by stealth.

It has been revealed that a staggering 24,000 homes in Wales have been rebanded for the second time in three years – a move likely to mean a rise in bills for many.

Plaid Cymru’s chief executive said the action by the Valuation Office Agency was “completely unacceptable”. The Agency insisted it had acted properly.

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