Lewisham council tax rise

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syd-gal
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Lewisham council tax rise

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Lewisham homeowners to be hit with heavy council tax hike :shock:

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16034 ... f=mr&lp=15
OnCrestOfHill
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Re: Lewisham council tax rise

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Well if we won't raise income tax ......
stuart
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Re: Lewisham council tax rise

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OnCrestOfHill wrote:Well if we won't raise income tax ......
And shifting the tax burden to a less progressive tax system. Lewisham get the blame, the rich get the benefit.

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vbsydenham
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Re: Lewisham council tax rise

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Good - Long overdue
sydenhamgardener2
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Re: Lewisham council tax rise

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vbsydenham wrote:Good - Long overdue
I am not sure why anyone is pleased about this. I feel like I am paying more and getting less.
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Re: Lewisham council tax rise

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As far as Council Tax is concerned, you have been paying the same and getting less, because Central Government has consistently cut local government funding. So, if you want more, either the Government gives the council more or the council puts up council tax. At least Council Tax has a vague link to otherwise untaxed wealth.
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