council tax

Definitions

General English

Politics

  • noun a local tax raised on each property, paid by the occupier of the property, and calculated according to the value of the property

Real Estate

  • noun a tax paid by individuals or companies to a local authority, introduced in April 1993 as a replacement for the much maligned community charge, or ‘poll tax’, and calculated in relation to the value of the residential or commercial property occupied
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