Question reference: S6W-21355
- Asked by: Willie Rennie, MSP for North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats
- Date lodged: 14 September 2023
Current status: Answered by Tom Arthur on 26 September 2023
To ask the Scottish Government whether local authorities would retain all of the additional council tax revenue raised from properties within their local area under its proposals to change the council tax multipliers for properties in bands E to H.
Revenue from Council Tax is retained in full by councils and is not part of the Scottish Government’s funding allocation to local government. Council Tax is expected to contribute around £2.9 billion towards the funding of local public services in 2023-24. The consultation has closed, the responses will be considered carefully along with the analysis and no decisions have been taken.