Council tax reduction
You may be entitled to a council tax reduction if your net weekly income is less than the figures quoted.
If you are in receipt of benefits you may be entitled to a reduction in the amount of council tax you pay.
Non-dependant deductions may be taken from your council tax reduction if you have a person over 18 living with you.
There are six classes of person entitled to council tax reduction. Each have a number of qualifying criteria.
Council tax reduction may be backdated up to 3 months from the date of the original claim.
Appeal against a council tax reduction decision. You can do this online or in writing.
An example would be if a claimant failed to tell us that their income had increased.
Applications for a reduction must be made on the council tax reduction claim form.
A CTR can be claimed by someone living with a person who is disregarded for council tax, such as a student.
Council tax reductions may be claimed if you are absent from home for between 13 to 52 weeks.
Use this form to appeal against your housing benefit and / or council tax reduction decision.