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Tax on Tree House in your garden

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Tax on Tree House in your garden

Council tax could rise if you have a tree house in you garden,.... or put up a greenhouse or conservatory...
see this and other papers
(google Tree house tax rise)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1092700/Now-treehouse-push-council-tax.html
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Re: Tax on Tree House in your garden

Left and and right hand Telegraph
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In an answer to a Conservative Parliamentary Question, Baroness Andrews, the Lords Minister for Local Government, said that that a tree house would be taken into account during the banding of a property for council tax if it "adds value".
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The Department for Communities and Local Government said Mr Pickles' claim was absurd and pointed out that system for council tax is exactly the same as when it was first introduced in 1993.
The spokesman said: "It is ridiculous to suggest adding a tree house will affect the council tax of a property.
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Re: Tax on Tree House in your garden

depends on the Tree House

this one sleeps two, with an other occasional two upstairs, sat TV, fitted kitchen, underfloor heating in Bathhroom