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We want your views on possible changes to local taxes. To help local authorities manage the impact of second homes on self-catered accommodation.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
17 November 2021
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We are consulting on the discretionary powers which allow local authorities to levy a higher rate of council tax on:

  • second homes
  • long-term empty properties.

We are also asking for views and evidence on the criteria used to define a property as self-catering accommodation for local tax purposes.

How to respond

Submit your comments by 17 November 2021, in any of the following ways:

Online form


Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Local Government Finance Reform Division
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ