Evidence and research we have brought together on reforming local taxes in Wales.
Summary of findings report
Report on the reforming local government finance programme.
Annual Update Reports
Reports outlining progress on reviewing the local government finance framework.
Read the Annual Update Reports
Council Tax Revaluation
Research on the possible impacts of a revaluation of domestic property in Wales.
Report by Sheffield University and the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE)
Research on updated analysis of the impact of revaluing and reforming Welsh council tax on the different local authority areas of Wales
Council Tax Reduction Scheme
Research on options for amending the Council Tax Reduction Scheme in the future, particularly due to the impact of the rollout of the UK Government’s Universal Credit.
Small Business Rates Relief
Research to review the effectiveness of non-domestic rates relief schemes in Wales
Local Land Value Tax
Research on the practical viability of a local land value tax for Wales to replace council tax and non-domestic rates.
Local Taxes Based on Income
Research on whether local taxes in Wales could be based on assessments of income.
Professional statisticians collect and analyse data to help us make decisions based on accurate information.
Council Tax Reduction Scheme related official statistics and research
Attitudes to Council Tax
This report presents findings from a representative survey of public attitudes to council tax.