Anglesey holiday home council tax hike could result in £1m cash bonanza for council
A North Wales council expects to rake in an extra £1m in revenue when council tax bills are increased for the owners of empty and second homes .
Earlier this year, Anglesey Council agreed on an extra 25% levy to help bring empty properties back into use and support young people onto the property ladder.
According to the authority’s own figures, there are currently 784 long-term empty properties, 35% of which have been so for more than four years.
There are also 2,311 second or holiday homes on the island.
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