Freedom of information request response - 06599
FOI ID number
Council Tax Severe Mental Impairment Discount
Please can you tell me the number of households within your council who as at or around 1st January 2020:-
- Are receiving Council Tax Discount SMI Disregard.
And of them:-
- How many have been backdated to the date the GP certified they were suffering from Severe Mental Impairment (SMI).
- 174 household receive 25% discount due to SMI disregard, 19 receive 50% discount (SMI + other form of disregard such as carer) and 130 household receive 100% exemption as all the occupants are disregarded due to SMI.
- This information isn’t held but date certified by GP will be used if entitlement to qualifying benefit has also been in place from this date.
31 January 2020