urbanite wrote:SC will get the money to pay the benefit from central governement as a general payment instead of central government paying it directly to SC for the single puropse of offsetting the lost income...but they won't get the full amount...around 90% only...so SC could charge those who were entitled to the benefit just a 10% charge and (all things being equal) things would be much the same except for the small council tax charge where previously there had been none.
I'm not guessing it is this simple in terms of overall local authority funding/spending but in terms of Council Tax benefit have I understood it correctly?
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