Valuation Office Agency decision in the news
Council tax must be paid on the second home in Durham in which Dominic Cummings and his family stayed during the lockdown, a government agency has ruled.
But the Valuation Office Agency decided not to backdate thousands of pounds in unpaid council taxes on the property since it was built on his parents’ North Lodge estate in 2002 without permission.
BBC Newsnight’s Lewis Goodall tweeting that:
I understand that Durham County Council will shortly announce that they will be looking at “all possible options” to appeal the Valuation Office Agency’s decision not to backdate council tax for Dominic Cummings’ NE home.