Briefing Note (BN129)

Reforming Council Tax Benefit: options for Wales

Date: 21 June 2012
DOI: 10.1920/bn.ifs.2012.00129
The UK Government is proposing to devolve responsibility for providing support for low-income families with their council tax from 2013-14, and to cut funding for it by 10%. This report examines the likely impacts of this policy in Wales and the options available to the Welsh Government.