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Landfill tax could add £30 to council tax bills

Householders face a £30 council tax hike due to the landfill tax, warns the Local Government Association.From April 1, the amount councils charged in tax for putting householders rubbish into landfill will rise by a quarter, from £32 per tonne to £40 per tonne. The LGA said that this will cost councils and taxpayers £620 million in total (see ...