Court of Appeal decision The Court of Appeal recently heard, on appeal from the Crown Court, an interesting case on the legal responsibility of a party to inform the council that they were liable for the council tax charge on a property. In this particular case it was alleged that the defendant had committed fraud […]

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Valuation Tribunal decision 1625M236154283C is a case for which LGFA92 drafted the successful statement of case for the appellant. In this particular case the appellant was made aware only in 2018 that he may have been entitled to a Severely Mentally Impaired (SMI) disregard in respect of his late wife. It was his contention that […]

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Since April 2013 Local Authorities in England have been given delegated powers under Section 11B of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 to increase Council Tax on a local level. These powers allow them to increase Council Tax by adding up to 50% to the Council Tax charge on some long-term empty properties. This is […]

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