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Council Tax support/ reduction schemes

Each City, Borough or District Council has been allocated its own budget to provide a local Council Tax Support/Reduction scheme from 1st April 2013.

These schemes have replaced Council Tax Benefit to help you with your Council Tax.

Who can apply

This benefit is aimed at the:

  • Long-term ill
  • Disabled
  • State pension age

The criteria for each City, Borough or District varies. Contact your local authority direct or have a look at the web links below for further information as to whether you may be entitled to assistance with Council Tax through Council Tax Support/Reduction Schemes.

How to apply

Contact your City, Borough or District Council for more information.

Further information

Download our Council Tax Discounts factsheet [PDF]