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Why Do Local Authority Rate Poundages Differ?

Citation
King D (1973) Why Do Local Authority Rate Poundages Differ?, Public Administration, 51 (2), pp. 165-173.

Abstract
First paragraph: Every ratepayer knows that the rate poundage set by his local rating authority is really the rate of tax at which the. local rate is levied and that it therefore determines the amount of tax he must pay. But one wonders how many ratepayers know how great the differences are in the poundages set by different authorities. In the financial year of 1971-72, for instance, poundages in county boroughs ranged from 65p in Southport to 122p in Merthyr Tydfil, whilst in county districts they ranged from 50.5p in Norton RDC to 131.5p in Aberdare UDC.

StatusPublished
AuthorsKing David
Publication date06/1973
Publication date online03/04/2007
URLhttp://apps.webofknowledge.com.ezproxy.stir.ac.uk/…n6A&page=1&doc=1
PublisherWiley-Blackwell / Blackwell Publishing
ISSN 0033-3298
LanguageEnglish

Journal
Public Administration: Volume 51, Issue 2 (Summer 1973)

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