Council Tax reduction
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Claim a Council Tax Reduction
You can apply for a reduction to your Council Tax if you're on a low income or benefits.
To get a reduction in your Council Tax bill, you must be:
- on a low income and liable to pay the bill
- of working age and have less than £8,000 in capital
- of State Pension age and have less than £16,000 in capital – unless you receive Guarantee Credit or Pension Credit.
Make an application for Council Tax Reduction
You can make an application for a Council Tax Reduction online.
Apply online or Continue a calculation / claim you've started
Don’t qualify for Council Tax Reduction
If you do not qualify for a Council Tax Reduction (means tested), you may be entitled to other discounts or exemptions e.g if you are a full time student, you will not be liable to pay Council Tax. For full details regarding categories and how to apply, please see Council Tax discounts and exemptions.