The Policy and Resources
Committee considered future arrangements for Maidstone Borough
Council’s Council Tax Reduction Scheme in October and
November 2016. Amongst other things the Committee agreed to
introduce a scheme to help applicants suffering exceptional
Section 13A of the Local
Government Finance Act 1992 provides the Borough with the
discretion to reduce or remit Council Tax for those who could be
considered to be suffering hardship.
The attached policy sets out
the Council’s proposed approach in making such
That the Committee approves the Council Tax
Exceptional Hardship Policy attached at Appendix I.