Tenant Abandons – Who is liable for council tax?

Tenant Abandons – Who is liable for council tax?

IMPORTANT: For England, this article refers to old law and this article should now be read. In addition, the Oyston case referred to below has been overruled by CT v Horsham District Council (HB) [2013] UKUT 617 (AAC). The hierarchy of liability Liability is...

Council Tax – Adaptation of Property

Question I am aware that if I let a large house to individual tenants on individual tenancy agreements on a per room basis, I will have the council tax to pay. I have been told by a friend though that even if I let the same property to 5 people on one tenancy...
When is landlord liable to pay council tax?

When is landlord liable to pay council tax?

The question of council tax and who is liable can often arise. Many local authorities will attempt to claim the landlord is always liable whatever the situation but what is the position? For this article, it is assumed that your tenancy agreement contains a provision...