January 9, 2024 4.00 pm

Lincolnshire County Council looking at 5% tax rise this year

Soaring inflation and national living wage increases have added cost pressures

By Local Democracy Reporter

Council tax for residents in Lincolnshire could be set to jump by 5%, after the county council’s executive unanimously approved recommendations for the upcoming 2024/25 budget.

At a meeting of Lincolnshire County Council’s Executive on Tuesday, January 9, a report into the budget and spending plan for 2024/25 was discussed. It showed a budget requirement of £639.1 million, which is 5.8% higher than the last financial year.

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