IMPACT: council tax changes
CITY finance chief Cllr Mark Lowry has given examples of how the changes in benefits and council tax will affect residents.
Those on Jobseeker's Allowance, who now pay nothing will have to find £3.61 a week.
A couple with two children, who earn £475 a week and live in a Band B house, will see their council tax bill rise by £2.43 a week.
A benefit claimant with savings over £6,000 and living in a Band C home will have to pay an extra £3.79 a week.
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A two per cent council tax increase will mean:
32p a week extra (£16.64 per year) for Plymouth's 46,000 Band A taxpayers
Band B: (31,000 homes) will pay 37p a week extra.
Band C: (21,800) 43p
Band D: (8,922) 48p
Band E: (4,539) 59p
Band F: (1,673) 69p
Band G: (578) 80p
Band H: (59) 96p – or £49.92 per year