Council Tax Reduction Scheme

What is the Council Tax Reduction Scheme?

This is a reduction in your Council Tax bill. If you have a low income from either your earnings or benefits, you can apply for a Council Tax Reduction. You can apply whether you own your own home or are renting.

Who can apply for Council Tax Reduction?

In order to apply for Council Tax Reduction you must be the person whose name is on the bill. You can apply if you are on a low income whether you are receiving benefits or not. For a full list of who is eligible visit:

What reduction could I get?

How do I apply for Council Tax Reduction?

You can apply for Council Tax Reduction by completing the form online:

Council Tax Reduction Scheme Appeals

If a decision that affects you has been made about Council Tax Reduction and you do not agree with it, you can appeal the decision. Find out more about what decisions you can appeal against: