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Documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act show millions of homes have already been secretly assessed by Labour in preparation for council tax hikes expected to target the middle class after the Election. Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... =1490#ixzz0MOWJKtUG
Even those who have a mere glimpse of a river, hill or park - or any other pleasing outlook - stand to pay more under a special category for 'partial scenic views'. Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... =1490#ixzz0MOWpnHN1
Originally posted by sligtlyskeptical
If you are going to tax a home, you tax it on its value. To arrive at the correct value you need to factor in a nice view, a bus stop nearby, a conservatory, a patio, or anything else that adds value to the home.
We have always had property taxes in the USA, at least since I've been alive. I can't believe they are just getting around to it over there.