Council tax discounts

For information on financial assistance during COVID-19 please see our special Financial Guidance page.

Review your single person discount online 

If you have received a single person discount review form please complete the review online This link will take you to an external website...  to confirm your details.  

Please note you will need to be able to view pop-ups in order to complete the online form.

New Applications - Working out whether you qualify for a discount

Whether your home counts for a discount depends on how many adults live there and if any of them come under our list of special circumstances.

How to claim

To apply for a discount by complete the application form.  If you would like to paper copy of any form to complete please contact the council tax department.

If you disagree with the council's decision about a discount, you can contact us explaining what you object to and why. See Appeals.

If your bill indicates that a discount has been allowed, you must inform the council tax department should your circumstances change, that may affect your entitlement to the discount/exemption, within 21 days. Failure to do this is a criminal offence and could lead to prosecution or a financial penalty being imposed.

Last reviewed: 01 - 04 - 2020

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