Council tax increases for working Rotherham families

WORKING families on council tax support face an average £170 bill increase after council bosses agreed cuts to save £536,000.

Rotherham Borough Council said it was protecting the most vulnerable by raising the taper rate, meaning those earning more lose out.

It will mean an average increase of £170 a year from April for those above the 30 per cent taper — rather than a much smaller rise for all.

Opposition leader Cllr Allen Cowles said: “Protecting people from taxation is a noble act.

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,council-tax-increases-for-working-rotherham-families_25467.htm

4 thoughts on “Council tax increases for working Rotherham families

  1. RMBC ask folk to pay more and whilst I dislike their decision the rationale behind it seems plausible.

    However, to then not spend that money on services to protect Rotherham residents is crazy.

    Fire cover at Rotherham is at a dangerous level….this rise seems to spit in the face of every Rotherham resident.

    Labour should get its act together.

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  2. I’d rather go to prison than pay the wages of the lying, feckless, paedophile enabling, lazy, cheating filth that infests Riverside House.

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