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Why the council tax rise on second homes helps no one

2 April 2024

2:51 AM

2 April 2024

2:51 AM

What a surprise. Given the choice of whether or not to double council tax for second home owners from next April, 153 English councils have already reportedly decided that yes, indeed they will. Even officials in that well-known holiday hotspot, Gravesham, have decided to introduce the levy, in spite of there being a mere 21 second homes in the district.

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