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Poll Tax Rise

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Cheesy Chips
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Poll Tax Rise

Post: # 17987Post Cheesy Chips
11 Mar 2019, 19:10

Just got my Poll Tax bill for 2019 in the post.
Its gone up by 5.2% :shock:
That's not the rate of inflation so they are going over the top here like.



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Crawford
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Re: Poll Tax Rise

Post: # 17989Post Crawford
12 Mar 2019, 02:04

They need the money to pay for the roads and the police if I remember correctly ;)



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Re: Poll Tax Rise

Post: # 17992Post thingamajig
12 Mar 2019, 16:54

Mine went up by the same amount I just got a bill this morning.
Rate of inflation now is just over 2% so how come these 'services' are going up 5.2%
Surely that is adding to inflation :?


What was that you said again?

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Sandy Mackem
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Re: Poll Tax Rise

Post: # 18054Post Sandy Mackem
14 Mar 2019, 18:51

Crawford wrote:
12 Mar 2019, 02:04
They need the money to pay for the roads and the police if I remember correctly ;)
And emptying the bins :thumbup:



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