Salman Haqqi, a personal finance expert at money.co.uk, reflected on how difficult this will be for households to manage in early June.
He said: “Receiving the news that extra cash will need budgeting for over the next 12 months is never a good thing.
“But after the events of the past year, these council tax hikes are just another additional pressure for those already struggling to stay financially afloat.”
Fortunately, retirees on low incomes may be offered some levels of restbite from these hikes through state support.
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