Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Council tax rises despite cut by district

RESIDENTS of Henley are set to pay more in council tax this year.

From April 1, the charge will rise between one and two per cent, meaning an average band D property will pay about £22 a year more to around £1,555.

This is because Oxfordshire County Council is planning to raise its share of council tax by 1.99 per cent.

Henley Town Council has already decided to raise its share of the tax by 2.2 per cent, an increase of £1.86 to £87 a year.

South Oxfordshire District Council will reduce its share of tax by 2.5 per cent for the third year running, reducing the average bill by about £2, when it sets its budget next month.

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