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Apply for Council Tax Reduction

Council Tax Reduction is financial help towards paying Council Tax. You can claim Council Tax Reduction if you are already claiming other benefits such as Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support or Universal Credit. You may also claim it if you are working but on low income.

Find out if you qualify

To qualify for Council Tax Reduction, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • be on a low income
  • be the person(s) liable for paying the Council Tax

Considerations include:

  • the money you and your partner have coming in (earnings, some benefits, tax credits and occupational pensions)
  • your savings and those of your partner
  • your circumstances (age, the ages and size of your family, any disabilities and whether anyone who lives with you could help with your council tax)

You will normally not qualify if you have savings or investments of more than £16,000. If you are not sure about whether you qualify, it is always worth making a claim.

Apply for the scheme

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Last updated 24 January 2024