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council tax

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Definition of council tax in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A tax levied on households by local authorities in Britain, based on the estimated value of a property and the number of people living in it.
Example sentences
  • Do you think the current method using property values to calculate council tax is fair?
  • At the same time, the party is also proposing to replace council tax with a local income tax.
  • Subject to a few defined exceptions, council tax is a local tax levied on every dwelling.

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