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Increase in council tax for policing to 'allow for additional investment'

Increase in council tax for policing to 'allow for additional investment'

John Dwyer, Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire has set the police budget which sees an increase in the council tax for policing of £3…
How much are you prepared to pay for policing?

How much are you prepared to pay for policing?

John Dwyer, Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is asking the public whether they would be prepared to pay extra to enhance local policing in…
Cheshire East Council aims to freeze Council Tax again

Cheshire East Council aims to freeze Council Tax again

Cheshire East Council says it intends to freeze Council Tax again next year, despite their grant being cut by nearly 20%. Council Leader, Councillor Michael…
Council warns residents over Council Tax refund scam

Council warns residents over Council Tax refund scam

Cheshire East Council is warning residents to be on their guard against a Council Tax 'refund' scam. The fraud works by an email being sent from REFUND@direct.gov.uk…
Save time, do it online

Save time, do it online

Cheshire East Council residents can now view their Council Tax and Business Rates bills 24/7. If you are a person or business liable to pay Council Tax…
Council signs off three-year financial plan

Council signs off three-year financial plan

Cheshire East Council has passed its three-year plan which it says aims to secure vital services, protect the vulnerable and deliver value for money for…
Parish Council sets tax at £120,000

Parish Council sets tax at £120,000

Alderley Edge Parish Council agreed to keep the precept for the next financial year at £120,000. The precept is the part of your council tax which…
Fire Authority and Police increase Council Tax by 1.99%

Fire Authority and Police increase Council Tax by 1.99%

Cheshire Fire Authority and Cheshire Police have both agreed to increase their Council Tax precepts by 1.99% next year, keeping under the 2% limit which…
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Tax hike for second and empty homes

Tax hike for second and empty homes

Owners of second and empty homes will no longer get a discount on their council tax. The Local Government Finance Act 2012 which came into effect on 1st…
Council Tax benefit is changing

Council Tax benefit is changing

The Government is planning to abolish the current Council Tax Benefit scheme and has asked each council, across the country, to create its own local scheme…
Cheshire East proposes to freeze Council Tax

Cheshire East proposes to freeze Council Tax

The Leader of Cheshire East Council announced the Cabinet's intention to freeze residents' Council Tax bills for the second year running. At a meeting…
Parish Council tax to increase by 33%

Parish Council tax to increase by 33%

Alderley Edge Parish Council agreed at this week's meeting to increase the precept for the next financial year by 33% from £90,000 to £120,000.…
Warning over council tax scam‎

Warning over council tax scam‎

Cheshire East Council is warning residents to be aware of council tax scams believed to be circulating the Borough. The authority has received calls from…
Parish Council tax reviewed for 2011/12

Parish Council tax reviewed for 2011/12

Alderley Edge Parish Council agreed at this month's meeting to reduce this year's precept by 25% from £120,000 to £90,000. The precept is…
Council Tax crackdown recoups £500,000

Council Tax crackdown recoups £500,000

Almost 2,000 people have been found to be wrongly claiming a discount on their Council Tax - recouping Cheshire East Council £500,000 per year.…
Council encourages residents to 'Go Direct with Council Tax'

Council encourages residents to 'Go Direct with Council Tax'

A new campaign by Cheshire East Council aims to persuade more people to pay their Council Tax by Direct Debit. Households that don't currently pay their…
Council Tax review

Council Tax review

Cheshire East Council is carrying out a review of people claiming a single person discount (SPD) on their Council Tax. Every year it is estimated that…