Council tax scandal

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    • #53697
      Anonymous
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      Is not about spanish property but I think a lot of people here would be interested in the article by Telegraph newspaper:

      http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/02/24/ncouncil124.xml

    • #79093
      Anonymous
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      I really think that the IBI tax here in Spain (similar to the council tax) should be higher so councils could give better services to the community and then not depending in oversupply of properties to get cash.

      What is your opinion about this?

    • #79095
      Anonymous
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      IBI: Peterpara, you being Spanish know very well it will not make any difference to their services or level of competence.

      A very large majority of people who own a property and do not live there through out the year, do not use the services the Council provide and already pay the other Taxes.

      The extra tax collected by the Council will be used for the drinks and Jamon Serrano for the staff and their enchufes at the Casita de Ayutemento at the annual

    • #79098
      Anonymous
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      I agree with you!

      In fact my council (Lorca, Murcia) has a calculated debt of about 80 million euro. Spent in things like meats for 400 people in electoral acts velied in cultural acts.

    • #79099
      Anonymous
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      Peterpara: Its boils down to accountability & taking responsibility. No body at any level does this in Spain & it is detrimental to Spain & its people.

      €80 million debt cannot happen overnight !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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