Consultations - Council Tax Support Scheme 2016

Who can get involved? The Scheme consultation is aimed at all residents but people of working age on low incomes are likely to be most affected by the proposed changes.
Start date 8 September 2016
Closing date 1 November 2016
Service delivery area Customer & Neighbourhood Services
Reason for consultation The Council Tax Support Scheme is being updated and we are required to consult with all in relevant parties. The aim is to develop a fair and compassionate to those in need of support and other Council Tax payers.
Overview The consultation is to inform changes to the Council Tax Support scheme with the aim of generating additional income to offset the impact of reductions to the Council's Budget.
How to get involved? You can get involved by completing the online survey or the survey found in the booklet.
Complete online survey http://www.snapsurveys.com/wh/s.asp?k=147135839459
http://www.telford.gov.uk/counciltaxsupport
What happens next? The consultation responses will be analysed and a report prepared for Cabinet to make a decision. The proposals are intended to be in place for 1 April 2017.