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Council Tax Benefit


This benefit is coming to an end. This was a benefit paid to help you with the costs of paying your Council Tax. From 1st April 2013 this benefit will be replaced by local Council Tax Support Schemes.

Who is the benefit aimed at?
  • Long-term ill / disabled
  • State pension age
  • Unemployed / part time workers
  • Families
Who qualifies for the benefit?
You must be liable to pay the Council Tax on your property; it does not matter whether you own or rent your property. You may qualify if you are working and/or on a low income or if you are in receipt of Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit), Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income-based Employment and Support Allowance.
How to apply

To make a claim for Council Tax Benefit or discuss an existing claim you should contact your local Council, to whom you pay your Council Tax –

Ashfield                       -           01623 457 400

Bassetlaw                   -           01909 533 710

Bassetlaw Textphone -           01909 533 214

Broxtowe                    -           0115 917 7777

Gedling                       -           0115 901 3970

Mansfield                    -           01623 463 463

Newark                       -           01636 650 000        

Nottingham City          -           0115 9154944

Rushcliffe                   -           0115 981 9911


If you are unsure who your local Council is you can check by clicking here.


Further information

Click on the link to go to the Council Tax pages on the GOV.UK website.

Council Tax discounts and reductions are available if you meet certain criteria. For further details see our fact sheet Council tax discounts and reductions for people with disabilities and their carers

Have a look at our factsheet on council tax discounts and reductions for people with disabilities and their carers.

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