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Council Tax Avoidance

This sounds like a building code/land use regulation violation, rather than tax evasion per se. The Council could presumably have a tax assessor do a site inspection and revise their valuation of the ...
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Do occasional guests forfeit one's single person discount?

Council tax arises from Part 1 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. This provides that liability for the tax is to be calculated on a daily basis. If there are two residents on some days and ...
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Are asylum seekers, or refugees, liable for council tax?

Determining just which people count as "disregards" (i.e. people who don't "count") for the purposes of a Council Tax calculation can be confusing to say the least! The UK Gov site ...
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Council Tax Avoidance

There isn't such an offence. While 'evasion' seems to fit the scenario's circumstances, 'council tax fraud' seems to be the more common term (an umbrella term). However: While (generally) a person ...
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What is a landlords obligation and method of informing local authorities of a new tenant's occupancy?

There's mostly no legal requirement*, because the landlord can - if he wishes - pay the tenants' council tax and utility bills himself. This is common for HMOs (houses in multiple occupancy) - ...
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