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Know your Council Tax
Tuesday 7th May 2019

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This course, which covers all aspects relating to assessment, billing and collection, gives delegates an invaluable introduction or refresher to the administration of Council Tax.

It will be of interest to local authority staff, IRRV students and others, such as Sheriff Officers’ staff, the money advice sector and recovery agents.

It covers all changes to Council Tax legislation since its introduction in 1993. As well as having a firm grasp of these changes it is important to be mindful of previous legislation in order to correctly calculate retrospective charges.

The Programme includes :

  • Council Funding (Revenue Support Grant (RSG); Non Domestic Rates (NDR); Council Tax; Fees & Charges)

  • Council Tax Charge (Basis of Charge; Valuation; Assessment; Water & Sewerage Charges)

  • Valuation (Role of Assessor; Valuation Principles; Valuation Bands; Appeals)

  • Council Tax Liability, Exemptions, Discounts, Disabled Reductions, Council Tax Reduction Scheme

  • Demand Notices & Instalments

  • Recovery and enforcement

The Course Leader for the course is Allan Traynor, and a past national President of the IRRV, with extensive experience of revenues administration in Scottish Local Government.

The seminar represents excellent value for money, with seminar fees starting at only £145 + VAT. Every fourth place from the same organisation booked for the course in this brochure (and made in the same booking) is entirely free of charge.

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